Nominations for 2016 AG Awards now open
THE AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC Society Awards recognise excellence in the fields of adventure and conservation. Nominations for the 2016 awards are now open for seven categories:
- Adventurer of the Year
- Young Adventurer of the Year
- Lifetime of Adventure
- Lifetime of Conservation
- Conservationist of the Year
- Young Conservationist of the Year
- Spirit of Adventure
Past award winners include Bob Brown, who stood at the frontline of big environmental battles for more than 40 years; Valerie and Ron Taylor, who were recognised in 2008 for 50 years worth of marine conservation work, including their ground-breaking research into shark behaviour; and Bindi Irwin, who has inspired a new generation of wildlife warriors.
Winners will be announced at the Australian Geographic Society’s annual Gala Night, to be held on Thursday 27 November at Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, Sydney, NSW.
The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, 14 June 2017.