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Finalists of 'Next Big Thing Award' announced

25 May, 2009

A paper water bottle, a musical robot, a biodegradable fishing sinker, a palm-sized ultrasound device which acts like a visual stethoscope, a movable power point, a secure online file management and storage mechanism, and a fingerprint lock are just some of the original innovations to make the 25 finalists of INNOVIC’s International Next Big Thing Award 2009.

Entries for water sustainability awards closing

22 May, 2009

Entries for the national 2009 savewater! awards close 1 June.

Sustainable buildings in New Zealand honoured

19 May, 2009

Sustainable buildings among outstanding projects honoured in NZIA 2009 New Zealand Architecture Awards.

Entries open for Australian event awards

12 May, 2009

Event professionals across Australia can begin preparing their entries for the Australian Event Awards, with guidelines and judging criteria now announced.

Entries open for sustainability awards

12 May, 2009

The savewater! Alliance is calling for all regional and rural businesses around Australia to enter the national 2009 savewater! awards.

Premier's Sustainability Awards winners announced

22 April, 2009

The Victorian government has recognised local businesses and groups for their work in promoting sustainability through the Premier’s Sustainability Awards.

Environmental simulation software wins double award

17 April, 2009

Simulation software that enables Australian organisations to manage water and carbon resources more efficiently has won a double prize in South Australia's iAwards competition.

Call for the environmentally responsible

17 April, 2009

In a time of global environmental concern, the City of Melbourne is calling for nominations of individuals, corporations and community groups addressing this critical issue.

National water award for young engineer

07 April, 2009

URS engineer Sarah Jewell’s passion for water and the environment has led to her being crowned the inaugural Australian Water Association’s Young Water Professional of the Year.

Bakers, plumbers and an academic institution vie for Premier's sustainability awards

31 March, 2009

The Brumby government has revealed the 15 businesses and organisations that are in the running for the Premier's Sustainability Awards.

Graduate captures top prize at Ozwater '09

30 March, 2009

Amid the bright lights of the Ozwater ’09 Gala Dinner last week, one of the brightest stars was Alexandra Bennett, winner of this year’s AWA National Undergraduate Water Prize and graduate engineer from international advisory and design firm Hyder Consulting.

Founder of Sulabh Sanitation Movement in India awarded 2009 Stockholm Water Prize

26 March, 2009

Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of the Sulabh Sanitation Movement in India, has been named the 2009 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate.

Nominations open for awards recognising green achievements

20 March, 2009

Energy and Resources Minister Peter Batchelor has called for nominations from the earth resource industry for the 2009 Strzelecki Awards.

New Zealand company makes short list in Climate Change Challenge

20 March, 2009

A New Zealand company has made a short list of five in the FT (Financial Times) UK Climate Change Challenge.

Environmental measures key to business in lean times

16 March, 2009

Businesses, organisations, community groups and individuals are encouraged to put themselves forward for the 2009 Banksia Awards, with environmental measures proving themselves to be a tactic to save money and reduce business costs.

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