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AWARD NOMINATIONS

Calling for Nominations for the NSW Weed Industry (Weed Professional) Award and the Buerckner & Stephenson (Local Government) Awards

The Weed Society of NSW is calling for nominations for the NSW Weed Industry (Weed Professional) Award and the NSW Buerckner & Stephenson (Local Government) Awards. The Awards will be presented at the 20th NSW Weeds Conference.

The Awards acknowledge the work of NSW Government, NSW Local Government and Community Weeds Professionals for their outstanding contribution towards protecting NSW from the impacts of weeds.

 

There are three categories:

Category 1

The Buerckner Award – for outstanding contribution to the on-ground control of weeds in NSW. Local Government only.

Category 2

The Stephenson Award – for outstanding contribution to planning and managing weed management programs in NSW. Local Government only.

Category 3

 

The NSW Weed Industry Award - For outstanding contribution to weed management in NSW. Open to all weed professionals within NSW.

 

How to nominate

 

To make a nomination, using the links below, download the relevant guidelines and nomination form for one of the categories.  Follow the instructions, which can be found in the guidelines document, to submit your nomination.

Finalists and the winner of each Award will be announced and presented at the 20th NSW Weeds Conference. 

 

Closing date 30 June 2019.

 

Prizes

The winners of these awards will each receive a presentation medal and a perpetual trophy to retain for the next two years.

 

For the NSW Buerckner & Stephenson Awards, the Weed Society of NSW and the NSW Weeds Officers Association have each generously donated $500.00 to each winner* to be used towards travel costs to attend the 21st NSW Biennial Weeds Conference in 2021 or the 22nd Australasian Weeds Conference in Adelaide in 2020.

 

For the NSW Weed Industry Award, the Weed Society of NSW has donated $500.00 to the winner* to be used towards travel costs to attend the 21st NSW Biennial Weeds Conference in 2021 or the 22nd Australasian Weeds Conference in Adelaide in 2020.

THE BUERCKNER AWARD

THE STEPHENSON AWARD

THE NSW WEED INDUSTRY AWARD

*To claim the $500 prize of the donating Society, the winner -

  • Must be a current financial member of the donating Society (The NSW Weeds Officers Association or The Weed Society of New South Wales Inc), and have continuously been a financial member for more than one year.

  • The total prize to each winner is $1,000 if the winners are a member of both organisations.

  • The winner must gain their employer’s approval to attend the conference.  If the employer does not grant approval the money may be used towards training costs.

To apply for membership to the NSW Weeds Officers Association contact Mel Wilkerson on (02)69412547 or email ranger@scv.nsw.gov.au

To apply for membership to The Weeds Society of New South Wales Inc. visit http://nswweedsoc.org.au  or contact the Secretary by emailing – secretary@nswweedsoc.org.au
 

Terms & Conditions

Need Help?

If you need any help with your nomination, please email khignell@lakemac.nsw.gov.au

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