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The Irwin family at the awards.
Young Adventurer of the Year winner Belinda Ritchie proudly shows off her AGS medallion.
Spirit of Adventure winners Heath Jamieson and Seamus Donoghue show off their award.
Guests pose at the AGS awards.
Guests enjoying the awards night.
2013 Big Brother winner Tim Dormer smiles for the camera at the 2014 Australian Geographic Society awards.
Anna Rose poses for a photo with some of the AG staff at the gala awards night.
Pete Wells and guest
The Irwin family poses for a photo with Australian Geographic founder Dick Smith and his wife.
Getaway host Catriona Rowntree hosts the 2014 Australian Geographic Awards.
Chrissie Goldrick presents Bindi Irwin with the Young Conservationist of the Year mnedallion at the 2014 Australian Geographic Society Awards.
Conservationist of the Year winner Anna Rose collects her award from Terri Irwin at the 2014 Australian Geographic Society Awards.
Heath Jamieson and Seamus Donoghue receive their Spirit of Adventure medallion at the 2014 Australian Geographic Society Awards.
Prince Harry spoke highly of Spirit of Adventure Award winners Heath Jamieson and Seamus Donoghue on a pre-recorded video at the 2014 Australian Geographic Society Awards.
Jason Beachcroft (right) is presented with the Adventurer of the Year medallion at the Australian Geographic Society Awards 2014.
Dick Smith was given an special Australian Geographic award for 50 years of adventure.
Heather Swann holds up her wingsuit.
Glen Singlemann and his wife watch a video of their base jumping.
Hans Tholstrup receives the Lifetime of Adventure award at the Australian Geographic Society Awards 2014.
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Victor Vescovo meets the Tassie devil, and a snuggle of irresistible baby bandicoots.
On Friday, 1 November 2019, we toasted the achievements of some of Australia’s greatest conservationists and adventurers at the annual Australian Geographic Society Gala Awards night in Sydney, with special guest Victor Vescovo.
Nick Gleeson has taken out the Australian Geographic Spirit of Adventure Award for 2019.
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