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Information – 2017 Australian Coastal Awards and Call for Conference Papers

Australian Coastal Awards
The Australian Coastal Councils Association is inviting entries for the 2017 Australian Coastal Awards, which will be presented at the Australian Coastal Councils Conference, at Redcliffe, Queensland, from 3 to 5 May.

The Awards were established by the Association to acknowledge the people and organisations that have made a significant contribution to the Australian coastal environment and settlements.

The 2017 Australian Coastal Awards are to be made in five categories:
• Planning and Management;
• Coastal Research;
• Community Engagement;
• Climate Adaptation; and
• Annual Achievement Award.

Nominations in the award categories are open until Friday 24 March 2017. Individuals or organisations submitting entries are invited to complete the attached nomination form –

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Selected finalists in each award category will be notified by Friday 7 April 2017. The Awards will be presented to winners in the various categories at the 2017 Australian Coastal Councils Conference dinner to be held on Thursday 4 May.

Call for Papers – 2017 Australian Coastal Councils Conference
The Organising Committee of the 2017 Australian Coastal Councils Conference is inviting abstracts to be submitted for papers to be presented at the Conference, which is to be held from 3 to 5 May, 2017, at Redcliffe in Queensland.

The Committee is seeking papers on coastal themes including but not limited to the following topics:
• Coastal Planning and Management
• Economic Development Strategies in Coastal Regions
• Sustainable Coastal Development
• Meeting the Needs of Coastal Communities
• Tourism in Australia’s Coastal Regions
• Coastal Policy.

Please note that in selecting papers for presentation priority will be given to papers that provide practical examples of how to address issues commonly faced by coastal councils.

The deadline for submitting Abstracts is close of business, Friday, 10 March.

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