Ticket sales for NPA's Raffle are now available! There are over 20 exciting prizes to be won, including a one week holiday to Thredbo.

Tickets are only $5 each, $10 for three, or purchase a whole book of tickets for only $50 and you will also be entered into the draw to win a mini iPad! All proceeds go directly to supporting our conservation work. Winners will be announced at the NPA Annual Dinner on the 8th of October.

Purchase Raffle tickets online or call the NPA office on 9299 0000.

Prize list

 

Thank you for everyone that attended our marine forum. Photos and videos will be available shortly on our Sydney Marine Park website.

 

Thank you to everyone who attended our 2015 AGM. Details of the 2016 AGM will be available in spring 2016.

Office Bearers and Executive

John Turnbull - President
Samantha Newton - Secretary
Vacant - Treasurer
Graeme Wiffen - Vice President
Anne Reeves - Vice President

Executive Members: Ted Woodley, Naomi Hamilton-Hakim, Tom Fink and Sam Garrett-Jones 

NPA Committees

  • Park Management Committee – Convenor, Roger Lembit
  • Reserves Committee – Convenor, Tim Bidder

NPA Representatives

  • NPWS Advisory Council - Brian Everingham 
  • Confederation of Bushwalking Clubs - John Clarke, Matt McClelland  
  • ACIUCN - Roger Lembit, Graeme Wiffen (alt)
  • Inland Rivers Network - Jonathon Howard, (Brian Everingham)
  • Karst Management Advisory Committee - Graeme Pattison 
  • NSW Teachers Federation - Malin Frick 
  • Australian Wetlands Alliance - Brian Everingham 
  • NPAC - Kevin Evans, Graeme Wiffen 
  • GER (Great Eastern Ranges Conservation Initiative Sub committee of the Environmental Trust) - Kevin Evans 
  • Marine Working Group - Gary Schoer, John Turnbull 

Congratulations to our 2016 Volunteer Award Winners

Allen and Beryl Strom Award:
Janine Kitson

NPA Branch Award:
Helen Wilson and Valerie Patterson

Bushwalking Leadership Award:
Shirley Hillier and Leslie Anne Reddacliff

Organisational Support Award:
Michael Holt

State Conservation Award:
Ann Brown and Rachel Fitzhardinge

 


 

Award Nomination Criteria

Volunteers are nominated and judged with respect to the following criteria:

  • Undertakes volunteer work for NPA over an extended period
  • Supports the objectives of the organisation
  • Achieves results through exceptional effort or innovative means
  • Shows detemination, perseverance and initiative
  • Provides a role model to others 

Award Categories

State Conservation Awards: NPA members who have contributed to substantial state-wide conservation outcomes, benefiting both the NPA and the wider Australian Community are recognised here.

Organisational Support Awards: NPA members who have contributed time and effort to support the organizational structure of the NPA over a substantial period of time are recognized here.

Branch Awards: NPA members who have contributed to the wellbeing of the branch in many ways over a substantial period of time are recognized here.

Bushwalking Leadership Awards: Bushwalk Leaders are selected on the basis of their walks leadership and coordination to the NPA over a substantial period of time. Nominations may be made by branches, NPA members or NPA staff.

Excellence in Conservation Occasional Award
NPA confers the “Excellence in Conservation” award for outstanding and extended service in conservation and to NPA over a number of years.

Allen and Beryl Strom Volunteer Occasional Award
NPA confers the Allen and Beryl Strom Volunteer Occasional Award on occasion to a member who has or members who have made outstanding conservation efforts and generated outcomes that benefit both the wider community and the NPA.

How to make a nomination

To make a nomination download the form, type in your details and email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail it to Fae Barton at Suite 302, Level 3, 52-58 William Street, Woolloomooloo NSW 2011 . Click here to view the rewards policy. Nominations close on 31 August 2016.

Purchase tickets to our 60th Anniversary Raffle

 

Thank you to our 2016 Sponsors 

  • Abercrombie Caves, Oberon
  • Australian National Maritime Museum
  • Blue Mountains Explorer Bus 
  • Buena Vista Farm, Gerringong
  • Bundeena Kayaks
  • Canberra Southern Cross Cruises 
  • Carrington Hotel, Katoomba 
  • Crystal Creek Meadows – ‘devoted to romance and nature’s beauty’
  • CSIRO Publishing
  • Dance Hall Café, Audley
  • Dendy Theatre
  • Featherdale Wildlife Park, Doonside
  • Forestry Tools 
  • Foundation & Friends of the Botanic Gardens 
  • Garden Ware
  • Gloria Branson
  • Go Green at Home
  • Jenolan Caves Reserves Trust
  • Milton Country Cottages
  • Mogo Zoo, Batemans Bay
  • Norwood Base Camp Café, Blackheath
  • Omlet Products
  • Paragon Café
  • Potoroo Palace Native Animal Sanctuary, Merimbula
  • Powerhouse Museum Scenic World, Blue Mountains
  • Prime Creative Sydney Wildflower Nursery, Heathcote
  • Smart Planter, Engadine 
  • Sydney Observatory
  • Taronga Zoo
  • The Peak in Thredbo
  • Thirlmere Trainworks
  • Trek & Travel
  • The Potting Shed
  • Tumbleweed
  • Vintage House Wine and Spirits, Five Dock
  • Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel

 

Our 2016 Raffle Prize winners

 

Prize No

Ticket No

Winner’s Name

1

12

A Murray

2

2553

C Alcock

3

2389

K Bradstock

4

2205

C O’Donnell

5

1571

M Delepine

6


89


N Hamilton - Hakim

7

2997

P Durman

8

5

J Read

9

2355

A Cohen

10

1211

R Brown

11

168

T Woodley

12

1755

I McCracken

13

1731

L Wilson

14

2794

P Burne

15

241

K Eriksen

16

2497

A Love

17

2145

K Tangney

18

2167

E Fairley

19

1502

J Sanders

20

2349

A Cohen

Book Seller/Buyer Prize

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