John Douglas Kerr Medal of Distinction Nominations Open

John Douglas Kerr Medal of Distinction Nominations Open

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Nominations are now called for for the John Douglas Kerr Medal of Distinction in Research and Writing Australian History. Nominations close on 31 March 2014.
This is a prestigious history award in Australia. The award is presented at the Queensland Day Dinner on 6 June each year.
Further information on the award, and the criteria the recipients of the award are required to fulfil and details on the previous winners can be found on our John Douglas Kerr Medal of Distinction page.

Everyone’s Environment grants program – via Department of Environment and Heritage Protection

Members and Affiliated Societies may be interested in the Everyone’s Environment grants program being run through the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection.

The Everyone’s Environment grants program is a $12 million community-focused grassroots program to help eligible individuals and organisations carry out activities that tackle environmental degradation and restoration works to conserve Queensland’s cultural heritage.

Applications for smaller-scale projects ($2,000 to $10,000 excluding GST) will be a one-step process, with a short-form application required. Applications close at 5pm on 3 February 2014 with announcements anticipated in April 2014.

For full details visit the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection.