30 under 30 Award

Prize: External prize


Out For Australia and BCG celebrate 30 outstanding individuals under the age of 30, as they live as their authentic selves in the LGBTQIA+ community. Winners are chosen based on their tangible contributions to the LGBTQIA+ community, success in their field, and the qualities they exhibit as an inspirational role model.

30 individuals are awarded, with five of those winners chosen for five major Category Awards.
Teresa Cochrane is a proud pansexual Dunghutti Gumbaynggirr women who is currently living and working on Bunjalung Country. She wants to incorporate First Nations science and ways of knowing in Western Science. Along with her work in environmental science and koala conservation, she is passionate about advocation for LGBTQIA+ community and ensuring spaces she is a part of are safe and an open space for personal expression
Degree of recognitionNational
Granting OrganisationsOut for Australia