This accolade is awarded to people whose efforts reflect a strength, determination and the ability to overcome obstacles to achieve their goal. Here are the past winners.
This is the Society’s highest honour and recognises those special Australians who have not only lived an adventurous life, but have also put something back into Australia and inspired other Australians. Here are the past winners.
This award reflects a particularly notable achievement in adventure or exploration during the previous 12–18 months. Here are the past winners.
First presented in 1989, the Australian Geographic Young Adventurer of the Year is awarded to a person under 30, this award usually reflects a particular expedition or adventure during the previous 12–18 months. Here are the past winners.
The Australian Geographic Young Conservationist of the Year recognises young Australians who have a passion for conservation and have shown an outstanding contribution to the conservation of Australia’s natural heritage. Here are the past winners.
Huw Kingston, AG Society 2015 Spirit of Adventure award winner, is touring Australia to talk about his epic 14,000km circumnavigation of the Mediterranean Sea.
Science & Environment
Our 2015 Young Conservationist of the Year, has created an environmental network that has given a voice to Aboriginal youth.
The 12 recipients of the 2008 Australian Geographic Society Awards include conservation pioneers, a mother and daughter mountaineering team and two sets of young men who’ve completed world-first adventures.
Second man on the Moon, Buzz Aldrin is coming to the AG Society awards in October.
The AG Society’s 2000 Young Adventurer of the Year has died in northern NSW. She was a passionate cycle tourer.