The outstanding contributions of volunteers in Victorian parks and reserves have been recognised with 29 groups and individuals receiving Kookaburra Awards.
There were 67 nominees for this year’s awards, which are held every two years and presented by Parks Victoria.
Last year 29,000 volunteers contributed 220,947 hours of time to help manage Victoria’s parks – equal to more than 29,071 days.
Quotes attributable to Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio
“Victoria’s parks are some of the best in the world thanks to our passionate and hardworking volunteers.”
“I congratulate all this year’s award winners and nominees, and extend my thanks to each and every volunteer for the incredible job they do in conserving and improving our parks.”
Reviewed 19 August 2020