Awards - Interpretation Australia

Interpretation Australia Awards of Excellence

Effective interpretation of our natural and cultural heritage makes a difference to our daily lives. It helps us understand and navigate our world, and adds depth and insight to our experiences in museums, zoos, parks, the outdoors and commercial environments.

Outstanding heritage interpretation influences our perceptions and behaviour patterns and may therefore also contribute to solving some of the critical environmental issues of the 21st century. The Interpretation Australia National Awards for Excellence were established to recognise and reward outstanding heritage interpretation.


Georgie Waterman Awards

Since 1999, Interpretation Australia has celebrated the life of interpreter Georgie Waterman by awarding the Georgie Waterman Award to an outstanding interpreter.

This award is complemented by the Young Achievement Award for a young interpreter.

For more information on the Georgie Waterman Awards click here


Enter Awards

Applications for the 2017 Awards of Excellence are now closed.

  • To see what the 2017 Winners received please click here
  • For the 2017 Entry Guidelines please click here

Watch this space for the 2018 Submission opening dates.