WA Environment Awards Finalists Congratulated

A commitment to protecting and maintaining Western Australia's environment has earned 32 projects places as finalists in the 2006 WA Environment Awards. The finalists, comprising individuals, community groups and organisations will be judged in one of 10 categories with an overall winner chosen from all categories. Department of Environment and Conservation Director General Keiran McNamara said the department had received more than 70 high quality nominations from across the State.

20060916-WA-Environment-Awards-Finalists"Selection as a finalist in these awards is an outstanding achievement and is a reflection of the commitment and dedication shown to protecting the WA environment," he said.

"The finalists have developed and implemented excellent initiatives that are helping to promote and maintain high standards in environmental care."

"I commend their commitment to working towards a healthy environment for present and future generations."

The awards recognise business, industry, government and community groups for innovation in environmental management and conservation.

2006 WA Environment Award Finalists

Coastal, Marine and Estuarine

Tangaroa Blue (Cape to Cape Beach Clean Up), Dunsborough


Extract from Media Statement, dated September 20 2006, by the Department of Environment and Conservation, Government of Western Australia.