Environmental College Awards

Engineering awards granted by the Environmental College of Engineers Australia.

Select and click below to nominate and find out more about each award (criteria, terms & conditions and submission guidelines)



The Young Environmental Engineer of the Year award is presented by the Environmental College of Engineers Australia to acknowledge and reward young environmental engineers who have:

  • Engineering competence
  • Demonstrated leadership skills including leadership of teams
  • Positive/notable outcomes from their engineering work
  • Creativity/innovation
  • Community service to industry, the profession and/or society


Nominations must include:

  • CV (maximum 2 pages); and
  • A supporting statement (maximum 1500 words) which is to address how your current role in environmental engineering contributes towards the criteria for this award. In your statement please demonstrate your leadership skills, how your role has made a positive impact to your engineering work and any notable outcomes or innovations as a result. Please demonstrate areas of community service to the industry, the profession and/or society.


Applicants must:

  • be a current financial member of Engineers Australia;
  • be a practising engineer that graduated less than 5 years ago; and
  • currently reside in Australia


You must provide the following with your submission:

  • Submit the nomination online
  • Nominee’s current CV including employment history and achievements (Maximum 2 pages)
  • Nominee’s current Biographical Information
  • Nominee's portrait photo


The Award consists of a framed certificate and is presented at an appropriate Conference. The recipient will also receive complimentary registration, flights and accommodation to attend the conference.

Nominations for 2020 are now closed

2019 Winner 

Mandy Fish headshot

Mandy Fish
Senior Asset Strategy Engineer - TasNetworks

Mandy holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Power) with Honours from the University of Tasmania, and has returned to study part-time pursuing a Bachelor of Philosophy where she received the Federal Group Prize for Organisational Behaviour in 2017.

Mandy is an advocate for young engineers, receiving the TasNetworks Graduate of the Year award in 2016 for her commitment to supporting the development of students wishing to pursue engineering, and is a member of Engineers Australia Tasmania Division – Southern Committee.

Mandy’s passion for sustainability in the operation of the electricity network is most evidenced by her work in leading the development and implementation of TasNetworks’ Threatened Bird Risk Mitigation Plan. First implemented in 2018/19, this plan is showing positive results towards achieving its aim; to reduce the impact of the electricity network on Tasmanian threatened raptors, most notably the iconic Tasmanian Wedge-Tailed Eagle (WTE), whilst maintaining customer reliability.




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For general enquiries on these awards please contact Engineers Australia's Program Manager: [email protected]


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