CARBON FARMERS OF AUSTRALIA
Gala Presentation Dinner
Tuesday 6 August 2019
The Commercial Club, Albury NSW
13 Awards to choose from
You may nominate yourself, another Landholder or other for awards from the categories below:
Rewarding Outstanding Achievement in fields of Carbon Farming, Regenerative Agriculture, Emissions Reduction and Carbon Trade
The National Carbon Cocky Awards are open to all Landholders and others in Australia achieving excellence in Carbon Farming techniques, regenerative agriculture, emissions reduction, carbon trade and associated services.
National Carbon Cocky Award for Outstanding Performance in Soil Carbon Sequestration
National Carbon Cocky Award for Outstanding New Product and/or Management Process
National Carbon Cocky Award for Outstanding Leadership
National Carbon Cocky Award for Outstanding Performance in Tree or Native Vegetation Carbon Sequestration
National Carbon Cocky Award for Outstanding On Farm Innovation or Invention
National Carbon Cocky Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Primary Producer in Emissions Reduction
National Carbon Cocky Award for Outstanding Performance in Carbon Trading Innovation
National Carbon Cocky Award for Outstanding Achievement in Improved Water Management On Farm
National Carbon Cocky Award for Excellence in Development of a Carbon Farming Plan
National Carbon Cocky Award for Demonstrated Improvement in Carbon Management in Horticulture or Viticulture
National Carbon Cocky Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Non-Primary Producer in Emissions Reductions
National Carbon Cocky Award for Excellence in Cutting Edge Agronomy
National Carbon Cocky Award for Best Achievement by a Regional Council to encourage Carbon Farming / Emissions Reduction or Related Low Emissions Industries
How do the Awards work?
The National Carbon Cocky Awards are open to all landholders and others in Australia achieving excellence in Carbon Farming and Emissions Reduction techniques which deliver improved soil carbon sequestration and water management OR who have developed innovative techniques OR inventions to improve farm based carbon storage OR emissions reduction.
In addition to these 13 awards, there are 4 other awards that will be presented:
Young Carbon Cocky of the Year
Carbon Cocky Rising Star
Carbon Cocky Hall of Fame Induction
And of course, the
Carbon Cocky of the Year
This Award is presented to the primary producer or landholder who has demonstrated overall excellence in understanding, implementing and achieving outstanding results in the management of land based carbon storage and/or carbon emission reductions.
The winners of the additional four Awards are selected from the total pool of applications received.
What’s up for grabs?
- One Complimentary ticket for each finalist attending the National Carbon Cocky Awards Gala Dinner.
- Personalised trophy for the WINNER of each Award;
- Gift Voucher for products and/or services courtesy of the Award Sponsor — for the WINNER of each Award;
- Every finalist of the National Carbon Cocky Awards will receive acknowledgement in the Media and on a WINNERS AND FINALISTS National Carbon Cocky Awards 2019 page which will be uploaded post event to the Carbon Farmers of Australia website;
- In ADDITION — every FINALIST will be given an opportunity to provide a logo and up to 150 words description to promote themselves, their Business or Organisation on the Carbon Farmers Central Hub. Post event this information will be promoted on the Carbon Farmers of Australia website and will be linked back to the Finalist’s website, if applicable.
How to nominate yourself OR another landholder
Complete the Application Form below OR nominate another Landholder by completing the Nomination Form. Applicants may choose to nominate themselves or their Nominee in all or any of the 12 Award Categories. For assistance in completing your Application or Nomination form, please call Jan on 0429 821 425.
All submissions by landholders or businesses must demonstrate how they have met the judging criteria, or are working towards meeting the criteria. Please keep submissions clear and concise. To be eligible you do not have to fulfil every criterion — these are listed as a guide. All nominations are welcome.
A Carbon Farmers of Australia (CFA) representative will contact you regarding your application/nomination. Your submission is then forwarded to an independent expert panel for assessment.
Submissions are assessed against a standard set of criteria to determine the potential to deliver improved soil carbon, water management OR creativity in developing innovative techniques or inventions to improve farm based sequestration or emissions reduction OR assess the positive outcomes achieved as a result of the support and product delivered to landholders.
When will the Award Winners be announced?
The judges choose up to 5 Finalists for the 12 Awards with selection criteria. All Finalists are invited to attend the National Carbon Cocky Gala Awards Dinner held on Tuesday 6 August 2019 in Albury — the social event of the Carbon Farming Conference & Expo. Finalists of each Award are presented with a Certificate on stage, and the Winner of each Award is announced and presented with a personalised trophy and product and/or services Gift Voucher courtesy of the Award Sponsor.
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