Young Achiever Award

South Australia's young environmentalists make a great contribution to the protection of our environment. From their involvement in .

Whether through community awareness, political advocacy, research or on-ground work, Conservation SA’s Young Achiever Award recognises those committed to improving environmental outcomes.

Prize: $750


About the Young Achiever Award

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.

The aim of the award is to recognise the efforts of the recipient(s) to contribute to the protection of the environment.

For example, the Judging Panel will take into account:
• the scope of the work and the environmental outcomes of the young person’s efforts
• their impact on community behavior
• their management and leadership skills
• whether the individual has worked alone or as part of a team or group
• whether their involvement has been voluntary or paid, and
• whether they have faced difficult circumstances in achieving their goals.

The applicant should be under 28 years of age. The award will be made without regard to race, religion, sexuality or gender.

People nominating for this award are also welcome to nominate for the Jill Hudson Award for Environmental Protection.