NABRC is pleased to announce the sixth round of “NABRC Medals”, designed to highlight the achievements of people who have achieved excellence in the fields of production, research and development and communication/extension in north Australia, and to acknowledge the role of NABRC and the RBRCs.
The NABRC management committee co-ordinates the nomination and selection process. Below is an overview of the process, time frame and selection criteria.
- There are FOUR medal categories – 1) producer, 2) scientist/researcher, 3) communicator /extension; 4) young achiever (under 35 years of age).
- Nominees must have excelled in their individual fields.
- Nominees must have either resided or spent substantial time in north Australia during the time they excelled in their particular field. Nominees must be available to attend the NABRC Medals presentation dinner to be held in Brisbane on Tuesday, 20 August 2019.
- Nominations must be made on the official nomination form (refer page 4) and be received by the NABRC Secretariat by the nominated closing date.
- It is essential that nominators thoroughly address the selection criteria (no set format).
- Medal recipients will be advised in sufficient time to make any necessary plans to attend the presentation dinner. Janine King from the NABRC Secretariat will make any travel arrangements for recipients to attend the presentation dinner. A winner’s spouse or partner is welcome to attend at their own cost.
- A selection panel comprising a range of producers, scientists, extension/communication specialists will conduct the selection process and decide on the medal recipients. Their decision is final. NB: Medals will only be awarded in categories where suitable nominations are received.
- Winners receive a unique NABRC Medal and a Certificate of Excellence.