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Sustainability and the Environment

Sustainability and the Environment

Sustainability Awards

The Greater Dandenong Sustainability Awards recognise the community's efforts that help make our community and environment a more sustainable place to live work and play.

The awards identify champions in our community whose achievements can be seen and adopted by others.

Applications for the 2019 Awards have now closed. 

Thanks to all those in the community that entered.

The winners will be announced at presentation dinner on Monday 21 October.

For any further enquiries on the 2019 Sustainability Awards please contact Council on 8571 1000 or


Entry Guidelines, Terms and Conditions.


The 2019 Sustainability Awards recognise achievements in the following two categories:

Sustainable Community Category

The sustainable community category encourages entries from the following organisations:

  • Schools – Primary, secondary, kindergartens, early learning centres and tertiary institutes
  • Community groups – registered community groups or organisations
  • Volunteer groups – official or unofficial groups operating in or around Greater Dandenong
  • Clubs or associations – including sporting clubs, alliances, or other groups

The sustainable community category encourages entries from the following individuals:

  • Households - for initiatives related to your home or garden
  • Residents or employees – for making a difference at their home, workplace or community
  • Students  - primary, secondary or tertiary making a difference at their school or community

Sustainable Industry Category

This category recognises efforts by industries that have contributed to environmental sustainability within the City of Greater Dandenong. The sustainable industry category encourages entries from the following sectors:

  • Businesses: Includes commercial, industrial, retail or other enterprises of any size
  • New Development: Includes recently constructed buildings or proposed buildings that hold a valid planning permit. Includes residential or non-residential

The winner of the Sustainable Community Category will win a voucher to the value of $500.  


2018 Award Winners 

Congratulations to the 2018 Sustainability Award Winners and Finalists in the Community and Business Category. 

Sustainable Community Category Finalists

Winner - Cornish College
Finalist - Noble Park Community Garden Club
Finalist - Athol Road Primary School
Finalist - Lyndale Greens Primary School
Finalist  - WIlliam Kwan and John Hayman
Finalist - Carers of Africa
Finalist - Dandenong West Primary School
Finalist - Resurrection Primary School

Read more about the 2018 Sustainable Community Award Finalists

Sustainable Business Category Finalists

Winner - Fujitsu Australia College
Finalist - IKEA Springvale
Finalist - Summit Select

Read more about the 2018 Sustainable Business Award Finalists


Previous Winners

Read more about our previous years Sustainability Award Winners