Barbara Hardy AO
Barbara Hardy has been working passionately in the environment field in a voluntary capacity since the early 1970s. She was appointed an Officer of the General Division of the Order of Australia (AD)in, 1987 and has received numerous awards including the Advance Australia Award 1991, SA Great Award 1992, Institution of Engineers Medal 1992, ABC Eureka Award for the Advancement of Science 1994 and was named South Australian Citizen of the year in 1996.
Barbara has a long and valued association with the University of South Australia and in 2009 became patron of UniSA’s Centre for Sustainable Urban Environments: The Barbara Hardy Centre. In 2011. Barbara became patron of UniSA's Barbara Hardy Institute.
Barbara Hardy's principal interests are in ecologicalIy sustainable development, biodiversity conservation, environmental valuation, renewable energy production and industrial matters especially as they affect the environment within which we all live.
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