Leif Justham Young Achiever Award

2022 winner Madeline McShane with Leif's mum Helen Taylor


Leif Justham was an inspiring young South Australian who passionately worked to raise awareness of the impact of our country’s dependence on fossil fuels for the future of our planet.

With the support of his family, this Award is named in honour of Leif's legacy and aims to inspire other young people to take action for our environment.

The aim of the award is to recognise the efforts of the recipient(s) to contribute to the protection of SA's nature places.


The award is to go to an individual (or group of young individuals), aged under 28 and living in South Australia who, in the past 18 months, has made a significant contribution to protecting the state’s environment.

PRIZE: $1,000