It is time to acknowledge our incredible volunteers!

No - it is not the Oscars - the BirdLife Australia awards are infinitely more valuable! Our awards are an acknowledgement and celebration of the incredible conservation and community work that is carried out by volunteers from across the BirdLife Australia network. The summer/ holiday period can get really hectic - so now is the time to think about your local group and nominating your local legend….

Nominations are now open for the following awards:

Details for the above awards can be found at

Nominations are also open for the 2020 Hobbs and Serventy Medals.  Details should be sent to the Scientific Awards Committee at by 28 February 2020.  Details for these awards can be found at

Image: Frances Bray, who was awarded the BirdLife Australia Distinguished Service Award, with BirdLife Shoalhaven President Rob Dunn. Frances has shown great leadership in campaigns for over more than 25 years, working to protect the environmental and Aboriginal cultural heritage of the Lake Wollumboola and its catchment, and advocating for the conservation of its rich bird life.

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