Awards Programs

Think Global, Act Local. Preeminent national awards programs recognising Australian achievements in areas of the environment, social justice and media excellence.

Winners of the 2014 World Environment Day Awards 2014 were announced at the Awards Presentation Dinner on the 13th of June 2014 at Luna Park Sydney. Read the media release announcing this year's winners here. Or find the full list of winners and finalists below:


NSW Office of Environment and Heritage Sustainability Leadership Awards 

- Small and Medium Organisations 

Swinburne University of Technology Sustainable Product Design Award 

Virgin Australia Community Award

Hanson's Green Building Award

Biodiversity Award 

Business Awards

Best Specific Environmental Initiative

- Excellence in Overall Environmental Management 

Environmental School Award

Excellence in Sustainable Water Management Award

Local Government Awards

- Best Specific Environmental Initiative

- Excellence in Overall Environmental Management

Media Award for Environmental Reporting Award

  • WINNER :  Stefan Armbruster /SBS World News, Dying Islands: Solomons Battles with Rising Sea Levels (QLD)

  • FINALIST:  Adrian Glamorgan and Elizabeth PO/Understorey RTR FM 92.1, Beyond Nuclear War and Radioactive Peace (WA)

  • FINALIST:  Eric Campbell, Marianna Leitch, Geoffrey Lye, Nicholas Brenner and Garth Thomas, The Philippines – Super Storm (NSW)

  • FINALIST:  Jane Bardon/ABC 730 NT, Environment Corners Cut in Northern Australia Development Push (NT)

Sustainability Education Award

Individual Award


2013 Winners and Finalists:

Check out our video about last year's winners and view the media release announcing their success.

Previous winners and finalists

For a full list of winners and finalists from 2000 to 2013 click here (PDF Document).
For more information about winners and finalists please contact the UNAA Victoria on 03 9670 7878 or via email.