Outdoors Queensland Award Winners Announced

Outdoors Queensland Award Winners Announced

Award winners announced at annual Awards Dinner, October 27.

Posted on 30.10.2017

On Friday October 27th, the winners of the Outdoors Queensland Awards 2017 were announced at the Outdoors Queensland Awards Dinner held at the Rydges Hotel South Bank. It was a great night – engaging conversation, stunned winners, an entertaining presentation from our guest speaker, Troy Szczurkowski; and great food.

While not all those nominated could be winners, QORF would like to acknowledge all the nominees, all the nominators, all the finalists and all the winners for the fine work you do in and for the outdoors, and for choosing to be a part of the Queensland Outdoors Awards 2017.

The winners in 2017 are:

The Queensland Government Outstanding Achievement Award (Individual)

  • Claire Bourke
  • Neil Robinson

The Brisbane City Council Outstanding Achievement Award (Organisation)
Winner: Trinity Anglican School

The K2 Basecamp Young Achiever Award
Winner: Samantha Chisholm

The Queensland Government Encouraging Participation Award
Winner: Lachlan Ryan

The Brisbane City Council Outdoor Event Award
Winner: Cuboree, Scouts Queensland

The QORF Government Achievement Award
Winner: QTopo, Dept of Natural Resources and Mines

The Nature Play QLD Nature Play Education Award
inner: Bush Kindy by the Creek, Chapel Hill Community Kindergarten

The Queensland Government Nature Play Community Award
Winner: Sun & Stars Bushcraft

The Queensland Government Award for Outdoor Places and Spaces
Winner: Adventure Alternatives


The Outdoors Queensland Distinguished Achievers Award was presented to Scouts Queensland 2017 as a consistent high achiever in outdoor recreation and in recognition of their previous award successes.

QORF thanks and acknowledges the ongoing support to the Outdoors Queensland Awards from all our sponsors: The Queensland Government, the Brisbane City CouncilK2 Basecamp and Nature Play QLD.




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