Sustainability Leadership


Nominations are sought for individuals, households, schools, community groups or small businesses that demonstrate leadership in contributing to a more sustainable Monash.

Achievements may include practical programs or actions, information sharing or policy/strategic outcomes that benefit the community and initiatives leading to positive behaviour change.

The assessment panel will be looking for initiatives or achievements that are inspiring or have educational outcomes.

Sustainability Leadership

Tell us how you think your nominee has demonstrated community involvement and leadership in sustainability (bullet points allowed).

Some examples may include:

  • Creating a positive sustainable change in the community
  • Initiating a project or being proactive on environmental issues
  • Engaging with the community on sustainability issues (for example, holding workshops, stalls, meetings, showcases, working bees or open houses)
  • Sharing information about environmental issues (for example, newsletters, photos, music - using a range of media)

Sustainability Initiatives

Please describe your nominee’s key sustainability achievements (bullet points allowed).

Some examples may include:

  • Reducing energy or water use
  • Reducing or avoiding waste
  • Recycling
  • Food security and sustainable food
  • Wildlife protection
  • Protecting and looking after our local environment or bushland

Some activities may also support the priorities under Council’s Environmental Sustainability Strategy 2016-2026.

Download: Sustainability Leadership Criteria(PDF, 728KB)

More information:

Trish McGee - Sustainability Coordinator
Phone: 9518 3733