Recognises individual leadership and innovation in forging Australia’s environmental sustainable development.
2013 – Finalist at the United Nations Association of Australia 2013 World Environment Day Awards for the sustainable Product Design Award
Selected for exhibition at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney from August 2009
“Each year the Powerhouse Museum exhibits finalists from the Australian International Design Awards, selecting those that showcase excellence in design as well as innovative use of technology or materials to provide significant benefits to the user.”
FINALIST in the Australian InternationalDesign Award – Consumer 2009
BEST PRODUCT AWARD at the 2008 Adelaide HIA Show
The overall winner of the first national awards recognising Australia?s outstanding water saving products or services is the Hughie Sink, a simple moulded plastic sink insert invented in Queensland. It was selected as a finalist in the Smart Approved WaterMark Product of the Year Awards for its marketability.
The Smart WaterMarks independent expert panel selected four products as finalists from over 140 products which have been proven to demonstrate water savings for our community.
The panel concluded that all finalists deserved recognition as they demonstrate the diversity of water saving products available for people to save water around the home and they help generate community debate about water conservation, said the CEO of Smart WaterMark, Mr Julian Gray.