TropEco Sustainability Awards

TropEco Sustainability Awards

The annual TropEco Sustainability Awards recognise the outstanding contribution of students, staff and alumni to sustainability both at James Cook University (JCU) and in the wider community.

The award ceremonies were held on Wednesday 11th October in Cairns and Thursday 12th October in Townsville.

2017 Winners Announced

2017 TropEco Award winners

Award categories

The 2017 TropEco Sustainability Awards have nine categories. The awards are structured around the LiFE Index framework, with additional awards included to recognise the broad contributions of students and staff.

This year's award categories are:

  • TropEco Excellence Award - Staff
  • TropEco Excellence Award - Student
  • Leadership and Governance
  • Partnerships and Engagement
  • Facilities and Operations
  • Learning and Teaching
  • Research
  • JCU Alumni Award
  • People’s Choice Award

2017 Award Guidelines

Nominations are now closed for 2017.


Nominations are now closed for 2017.

Previous winners

For a summary of the previous TropEco Award winners and their projects go to: