We are excited to announce that CERES Community Environment Park has been selected as a finalist in the Education category for this year’s Premier’s Sustainability Awards for our program CERES Education and Training: Teaching all Generations for Future Generations.

Sustainability Victoria Chief Executive Stan Krpan congratulated the CERES team for our great work in reducing the impacts of climate change and building a more sustainable environment in Victoria.

“Delivering these awards each year means we continue to discover the talent and enthusiasm Victorians have for protecting their environment and thinking creatively about new sustainable business models.”

“These awards represent Victoria’s highest recognition for sustainability, and acknowledge leadership, innovation and achievement. Each finalist should be congratulated for improving sustainable outcomes across business, government and within the community,” Mr Krpan said.

CERES, Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Strategies, is a not-for-profit, sustainability centre located on a 4.5 hectare regenerated landfill site in Brunswick East.

The centre educates both formally and informally, through our demonstration site for sustainability applications and our focused education programs for children, adults, community groups, asylum seekers, new migrants, people with a disability and youth at risk.

In 2015, CERES celebrated 34 years of community education by launching new education programs as well as showcasing current programs to diverse audiences, ‘learnscapes’ whilst highlighting our integrity in delivering programs in sustainable actions and living.

Now in their 14th year, the Premier’s Sustainability Awards continue to promote leadership and innovation in sustainability, and encourage a broader adoption of these practices by all Victorians.

Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Thursday 20 October at the Plaza Ballroom, in Melbourne. The Hon Daniel Andrews, Premier of Victoria will personally select two winners for the Premier’s Regional Recognition Award and the Premier’s Recognition Award to be presented at the awards ceremony.

For more information on the awards, finalists and to purchase tickets for the award ceremony, visit www.sustainabilityawards.vic.gov.au

Original post on the Sustainability Hub – http://sustainability.ceres.org.au

 

Media release: Cath Newell