Thank you to everyone that joined us at the 2012 Healthy Waterways Awards Gala Dinner. Check out photos from the night on our facebook page.

Over 280 guests attended to pay homage to the champions of waterway health. Check out the finalists and winners from 2011.

2012 Minister’s Grand Prize
Supported by the Queensland Government


Project: Wildlife Bayside Community Action Research

Organisation: Wildlife Queensland Bayside Branch


BP – Water Sensitive Urban Design Award

Project: Fitzgibbon Chase – Water Sensitive Urban Design

Organisations: Urban Land Development Authority; Bligh Tanner Consulting Engineers; PLACE Design Group; Dept of State Development, Infrastructure & Planning; JFE Engineering Australia Pty Ltd and WRM Water & Environment


Project: Bioretention Maintenance Data Collection Project

Organisation: Logan City Council

Project: Redcliffe Seaside Village Rejuvenation Project

Organisations: Moreton Bay Regional Council and AECOM


SEQ Water Grid – Research Award

Project: Flood Resilience in Moreton Bay

Organisation: Australian Rivers Institute at Griffith University


Project: Mapping, Monitoring, Modelling & Management of Moreton Bay Seagrass Habitats by Integrating Field Data & Satellite Remote Sensing

Organisations: Biophysical Remote Sensing Group, School of Geography, Planning & Environmental Management at the University of Queensland

Project: Assessment of Soil Management Options under Power Line Easements

Organisations: The University of Queensland, School of Agriculture & Food Sciences, Soil Research Group, Powerlink Queensland and SEQ Catchments


BMT WBM – Government Award

Project: Lord Mayor’s Oxley Creek Taskforce – Revitalisation of the Oxley Creek Catchment

Organisations: Brisbane City Council, Logan City Council, Oxley Creek Catchment Association, Healthy Waterways, Queensland Urban Utilities, Queensland Government and Dept of Defence


Project: Scenic Rim Waterway Celtis Removal

Organisations: Scenic Rim Regional Council and Scenic Rim River Improvement Trust

Project: Mooloolah River Corridors Restoration Project

Organisation: Sunshine Coast Council

Project: Ipswich Recovers 2011 – Ipswich Flood Recovery Works

Organisations: Ipswich City Council and Dept of Employment, Economic Development & Innovation


Seqwater – Rural Award

Project: FarmFLOW – SunCoast & Pumicestone Regions

Organisations: Maroochy Landcare Group, Dept of Agriculture Forestry & Fisheries, SEQ Catchments, Sunshine Coast Council, Pumicestone Region Catchment Coordination Committee, Moreton Bay Regional Council, Qld Strawberry Growers Assoc, Qld Chicken Growers Assoc and Qld Seafood Industry Assoc


Project: Catchment Rehabilitation in Ravensbourne

Organisation: Ravensbourne & District Landcare Group

Project: Revegetation of the Yarraman Creek

Organisation: Friends of the Yarraman Creek

Project: Murphys Creek Clean Up & Restoration Project

Organisation: Helidon Hills / Murphys Creek Landcare Group


Powerlink Queensland – Industry Award

Project: Canungra Sewage Treatment Plant Upgrade

Organisation: Queensland Urban Utilities


Project: Brentwood Estate – Constructed Wetlands

Organisations: AECOM with Investa and Hyder

Project: Tygum Lagoon Rehabilitation

Organisations: BMT WBM, Logan City Council and PLACE Design Group_______________________________________________________________

Brisbane Airport – Community Award

Project: Wildlife Queensland Bayside Branch

Organisation: Wildlife Bayside Community Action Research


Project: Maroochy River Mangrove Nursery

Organisation: Bunya Bunya Country Aboriginal Corporation

Project: Working together we can achieve

Organisation: Night Eyes Water & Landcare Incorporated

Project: Eco Flicks & Noosa River Youth Mentoring Project

Organisations: Noosa Integrated Catchment Association and Sunshine Beach State High School


7 News – Clean Up Award

Project: Hays Inlet Fish Habitat Area Clean Up

Organisation: OceanWatch Australia – Tide to Table Program


Project: Noosa Fishing Line Recovery Bins Project

Organisation: Noosa Integrated Catchment Association

Project: Project Restore – Lockyer Waterways Recovery

Organisation: Lockyer Valley Regional Council


Veolia Water Australia – Education Award

Project: Biodiversity in the Bay

Organisation: Jacobs Well Environmental Education Centre


Project: Gold Coast Waterwatch

Organisations: Gold Coast City Council and Natura Education

Project: Mt Gravatt High – Waterworks Project

Organisation: Mt Gravatt State High School


Queensland Urban Utilities – Waterways Champion Award


Peter Oliver


Jeannie White

Brian Crust