The Great Ocean Road Coast Committee is honoured to win a Victorian Coastal Award for our education program with the Honourable Lily D’Ambrosio MP. A huge congratulations to Peter Crowcroft, Hilary Bouma, Katie Hart and all of the Great Ocean Road Coast staff involved. Special thanks to all the of students, caravan park campers, volunteers, businesses, teachers, parents and all the other coastal education supporters.
The Victorian Coastal Council recognised the outstanding efforts and achievements of our coastal communities at the 2018 Victorian Coastal Awards on the 17 May 2018. The Awards celebrate the efforts of Victorians in protecting and enhancing coastal and marine environments.
Over 220 guests from volunteer groups, committees of management, non-governmental organisations and state agencies attended the Awards ceremony at Encore in St Kilda. Guests were welcomed to country by Wurundjeri Elder Perry Wandin and Bunurong Elder Shane Clark, with the Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio, Minister for Energy Environment and Climate Change, presenting the trophies to this year’s winners.
This year’s Awards attracted 55 diverse and impressive nominations in the 7 Award categories.
Here’s to the next generation of coastal protectors!