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Finalists in Clean Beaches Awards!

Friends of Mallacoota featured prominently in the recent Keep Australia Beautiful Victoria (KABV) Awards night, held at the Melbourne Cricket Club on 29th July, by achieving finalist status in five of nine categories.

June Drake, James Thyer, Jenny Mason, Bob Semmens, Maryanne Crocker and Michael Drake with their finalists awards at the MCG

The Keep Australia Beautiful Awards celebrate and recognise the wonderful effort communities put into sustaining their local environments and making them better places to live in. This year KABV received 45 individual entries, consisting of 126 initiatives, from all levels of community such as Councils, local community groups, schools and individuals.

Friends of Mallacoota were finalists in Community Action (Save Bastion Point Campaign), Protection of the Environment (Restoration Works and Bird Conservation), Cultural Heritage (Request for Significant Landscape Classification for the Mallacoota Foreshore), and Community Leadership.  See Media Release for more information.

The full results and other information about the awards can be found at Sustainability Victoria Keep Australia Beautiful Victoria.