Industry Award

The Award acknowledges the work of Weed Professionals and their outstanding contribution towards protecting NSW from the impacts of weeds.

Buerckner Award

The NSW Buerckner Local Government Weed Professional Award is a biennial prize awarded to recognise an outstanding contribution to the on-ground control of weeds in New South Wales.

Stephenson Award

The NSW Stephenson Local Government Weed Professional Award is a biennial prize awarded to recognise an outstanding contribution to planning and coordinating weed management programs in New South Wales.

The Buerckner and Stephenson Awards honour Parkes Shire Council Weed Officers, Mal Buerckner and Ian Stephenson who were tragically killed on the job in a helicopter accident in 2006, along with the pilot Shane Thrupp.  The Awards acknowledge the work of NSW Local Government Weed Professionals and their outstanding contribution towards protecting NSW from the impacts of weeds.

Please visit the NSW Weeds Society website for further particulars, guidelines and nomination forms for the above awards.