Victorian Coastal Awards for Excellence 2015

The Victorian Government honoured the work and commitment of a wide range of community groups and individuals at the presentation ceremony for the Victorian Coastal Awards for Excellence held at NGV International on Wednesday 14 October 2015.

Over 200 individuals from volunteer groups, committees of management, government and non-government organisations attended the evening. Wurundjeri Elder, Tony Garbey provided the welcome to country and the Hon. Lisa Neville MP, Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water presented the awards to this year’s winners.

An encouraging response to the call for nominations this year resulted in 15 finalists across five award categories including: Natural Environment, Education, Community Engagement, Planning and Management and Design and Building.

Bob Semmens received an Outstanding Individual Achievement Award and Marlenne Rodriguez-Malagon received the Victorian Marine Science Consortium Postgraduate Marine Research Award. A Special Commendation was also awarded to the Point Ritchie Moyjil Project Committee.

Winners Booklet1.03 Mb

Ministerial Media Release0.34 Mb

Highlights of Ceremony Video