15 February 2012 – Nominations close on 16 March for Queensland’s 2012 Premier’s ClimateSmart sustainability awards.

The awards recognise the achievements of Queensland communities, schools, individuals, businesses and industries in reducing carbon emissions, taking action to abate climate change and improving business sustainability.

There are 11 award categories including the new ClimateSmart waste reduction and resource efficiency award. The Premier’s ClimateSmart award is presented to the most outstanding nomination across all award categories.