Premier's Sustainability Awards – 2022 winners and finalists

Last updated: 20 September 2022
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The 2022 Premier’s Sustainability Awards categories reflect the current focus of sustainability activity in Victoria and align with global best practice. There are 6 categories, with 2 award types per category.

These are the 2022 Premier's Sustainability Awards category winners and finalists. The winners were announced at an in-person awards ceremony on 20 September.

Circular economy innovation

Community Champion Winner: Fungi Solutions

Fungi Solutions is an Australian start-up working with fungi to recycle and transform organic waste into sustainable circular packaging solutions.

Industry Leader Winner: City of Greater Bendigo

The City of Greater Bendigo has started to identify, develop and implement a number of circular economy and resource management solutions to handle, reprocess and recirculate end-of-life material resources.

Future energy

Community Champion Winner: Euroa Environment Group Inc

The Euroa Environment Group’s 'Solar Pergola' delivers clean energy to local businesses, building resilience into the local power supply.

Industry Leader Winner: Solar Thermal Australia

Reclaim Energy offers the most efficient and smart hot water system in the Australian market.

Healthy and fair society

Community Champion Winner: Alex Makes Meals

Alex Makes Meals provides nutritious, tasty meals for our homeless and most vulnerable.

Industry Leader Winner: Fire Rescue Victoria

Fire Rescue Victoria is protecting our community and the environment from harmful PFAS chemicals.

Sustainable places and destinations

Community Champion Winner: Warrnambool Community Garden Inc

Warrnambool Community Garden has converted a long-abandoned quarry into a beautiful, sustainable, safe, grassed amphitheatre for everybody's use.

Industry Leader Winner: North Western Program Alliance

The Bell to Moreland Level Removal Crossing Project transformed a divisive rail corridor in Melbourne’s inner north into a vibrant and active urban precinct, promoting community health, inclusion, resilience and a sustainable connection to nature.

Thriving environment

Community Champion Winner: Euroa Arboretum

The Euroa Arboretum was little more than a degraded paddock when a team of volunteers took on the challenge of restoring it to its pre-colonial state as a grassy woodland.

Industry Leader Winner: Darebin City Council

Darebin City Council is integrating natural landscape elements into urban spaces for the benefit of both public health and the conservation of biodiversity.

Waste and litter reduction

Community Champion Winner: Anglesea Community House

The Anglesea Resale Shed aims to save non-organic waste from landfill and promote benefits of the circular economy to the local community.

Industry Leader Winner: Rock Posters

Rock Posters is experimenting with new paper and ink products to decrease landfill waste and reduce emissions.

Premier's Recognition Award

Winner: Fungi Solutions

Fungi Solutions is an Australian start-up working with fungi to recycle and transform organic waste into sustainable circular packaging solutions.

Premier's Regional Recognition Award

Winner: Euroa Arboretum

The Euroa Arboretum was little more than a degraded paddock when a team of volunteers took on the challenge of restoring it to its pre-colonial state as a grassy woodland.

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