Visionary Wildlife Warrior Award

Do you have what it takes to become the next Visionary Wildlife Warrior?

The Visionary Wildlife Warrior Award is open to young conservationists registered in the Visionary Wildlife Warrior program and will be presented at the annual Steve Irwin Gala Dinner in Brisbane to an outstanding young person working towards conservation in their local community.

Entrants must be aged between 4 – 17 years old


  • Framed, signed award certificate stating the winner as the title holder
  • Token / trophy (Art, book etc.)
  • Complimentary seating for 2 x adults and 2 x children inclusive of winner (Valued at $780)

*Note* Flights and accommodation to the event will not be covered by Wildlife Warriors

Criteria / requirements
Entrants must submit a 200-500 word essay or 60 second video presentation (size maximum 5mb.) showcasing what they do for conservation in the local community. This submission needs to address more than just fundraising and demonstrate creativity and passion for conservation, wildlife and the environment. Submissions must be made by 3 October 2017 to be considered and will need to address the following points:

  • What inspired you to become involved in wildlife conservation?
  • What are you doing in your local community? Where is your local community? How long have you been involved for?
  • What are you aiming to achieve through your project?
  • How does your contribution make a difference?
  • Why are you so passionate about conservation?

Please complete and submit the form below and one of our Wildlife Warriors will get back to you soon.
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NOTE: Accepted size of File is 5MB and format is mp4/pdf/word

Terms and Conditions of award entry

  • Award submission is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions of entry.
  • Award entrants must be registered in the Visionary Wildlife Warrior program to be eligible.
  • The Visionary Wildlife Warrior Award is open to individuals who fall within the age group 4 – 17 years old.
  • 1 winner will be selected and notified October 20. The entrant must attend the Steve Irwin Gala Dinner Ceremony to accept and receive the award.
  • The judging of this competition is final and no correspondence will be entered in to.
  • Australia Zoo reserves the right to disqualify any entry that is found to be misleading or in breach of these terms and conditions.
  • Completed submissions must be received by 05:00PM on 3 October, 2017. No extensions will be provided after this date.
  • Submissions will be judged by the Irwin family based on the above criteria.
  • The award will be presented at the Steve Irwin Gala Dinner in Brisbane, 2017.