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The ACT’s Sustainable Cities winners

By johnboy 2 July 2009 12

Simon Corbell has announced the winners of the ACT Sustainable Cities Awards for 2009:

    This years’ winners include;

    — Community Partnerships – Oz Harvest;
    — Environmental Innovation – Papercut;
    — Dame Phyllis Frost Litter Prevention – Orana School;
    — Resource Recovery – Corinbank Festival;
    — Protection of the Environment – Jervis Bay School – Booderee Junior Rangers;
    — Energy Innovation – Hawker Primary School;
    — Sustainable Buildings and Gardens – Project Co-ordination for ANU SHRIMP Building;
    — Young Legends – Baringa Group Cub Pack, and

    The overall winner is Oz Harvest.

Congratulations to all.

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Granny 2:09 pm 03 Jul 09

I think it’s a little unfair that they don’t have a residential category actually. Surely it would encourage more participation by home owners, which could only be desirable in the context of a vision for a sustainable city.

Granny 2:05 pm 03 Jul 09

Well, if you have to spend $2.2 million to beat it that sounds like it is the best home in Canberra to me!

: )

Gungahlin Al 1:45 pm 03 Jul 09

Thanks Granny! The winner in that category was a $2.2 million project at ANU. Does that make us the best home? 🙂

Clown Killer 6:31 am 03 Jul 09

well there you go. Middy or a schooner?

Granny 1:10 am 03 Jul 09

Gungahlin Al’s home won Highly Commended in the Sustainable Buildings and Gardens category!

: )

There was no exclusively residential/domestic category, and the winner was a big commercial project, so he was pretty happy with that.

I’m really proud of him!

YapYapYap 10:10 pm 02 Jul 09

It is a common misunderstading – in fact I recall the Jaccaranda Atlas c.1970 identifying Jervis Bay as “ACT”, and nine out of ten people in Canberra would be of the same view, but it is a Territory in its own right.

I believe the misunderstanding stems from the days when the ACT and all other territories were administered by the Department of the Interior, and later Territories and Local Govt, and so on, and the fact that ACT law applies in most (all) territories. Few appear to know, for example, that the Member for Fraser also represents the good folk of Norfolk Island.

Thumper 9:09 pm 02 Jul 09

Point taken….

YapYapYap 8:28 pm 02 Jul 09

Clown Killer said :

It is actually.

Thumper said :

Most definitely is.

Make mine a Resches

Thumper 6:56 pm 02 Jul 09

Most definitely is.

Clown Killer 5:36 pm 02 Jul 09

It is actually.

YapYapYap 5:21 pm 02 Jul 09

Jervis Bay isn’t in the ACT.

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