Premier’s Sustainability Award Finalists Announced

The Andrews Labor Government has announced the finalists in this year’s Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards.

Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio today revealed the shortlist for the awards, which recognise individuals, communities, organisations, governments and businesses across Victoria that are driving a sustainable future.

This year’s finalists across ten categories include a social enterprise that teaches sustainability as a work skill, a zero-emission portable vehicle repair business, and an online marketplace for quality surplus food.

Winners will be announced at the Premier’s Sustainability Awards gala dinner at The Forum in Melbourne on Thursday, 11 October.

The Premier will also select two overall winners of the Premier’s Regional Recognition Award and the Premier’s Recognition Award, to be announced at the ceremony.

For more information, photos and profiles of all finalists, visit sustainabilityawards.vic.gov.au

Quotes attributable to Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio

“The finalists in this year’s Premier’s Sustainability Awards are an especially diverse group from every sector in Victoria.”

“I congratulate all finalists for their innovative work – using resources wisely and promoting sustainable practices here in Victoria.”