15 September 2010 – The finalists for three categories of the 2010 Banksia Awards recognising commitment to sustainability have been announced, with winners to be presented at the Banksia Awards Presentation on 15 October in Sydney.

The Banksia People’s Choice Award category has nominated nine contenders, with the winner to be determined by voting open to the Australian public until 13 October 2010. Click here to view the contenders and place your vote.

The finalists for the Banksia Environmental Award category have also been announced, with nominees vying for recognition of their commitment to sustainability in the respective categories of education, the indigenous community, land and biodiversity, water, agriculture and food, the built environment, clean technology, transportation, warehousing and logistics and leadership in sustainability. Click here to view the finalists for each category.

Also released are the finalists for the Mercedes-Benz Australian Environmental Research Award for academic submissions that demonstrate a significant contribution to understanding, or resolving local or global environmental problems through research. Click here to view the nominees.

Early bird bookings for the Banksia Awards Presentation closes on Friday 17 September 2010. Click here to book tickets or for further information.