Outdoors Queensland Award Finalists Announced

Outdoors Queensland Award Finalists Announced

Quality high across all categories

Posted on 05.10.2017

After several days of reviewing and deliberation, the Outdoors Queensland Awards judging panel have now released the names of all the finalists for each award. Comments from the panel indicated that the quality of the nominees for 2017 was extremely high and the task of shortlisting finalists very difficult.

While not all nominees have been selected, a nomination is a measure of a nominee’s standing in the outdoor community and the respect of their peers.

Our congratulations to all nominees, our thanks to all those that nominated and our best wishes for success to all the finalists when the winners are announced at the Outdoors Queensland Awards Dinner being held on Friday, October 27th.

The Award for Outstanding Achievement (Organisation)

Sponsor: Brisbane City Council

  • Blue Peter, The Sea School
  • Queensland Rogaine Association
  • RATS Cycling Club
  • Trinity Anglican School

The Award for Outstanding Achievement (Individual)

Sponsor: The Queensland Government

  • Claire Bourke
  • Liam St Pierre
  • Robyn Elkington
  • Neil Robinson

The Encouraging Participation Award

Sponsor: The Queensland Government

  • Must Do Brisbane
  • Lachlan Ryan
  • Camp Cooby
  • Ipswich City Council (Marketing campaign)

The Government Achievement Award

Sponsor: QORF

  • Active & Healthy, City of Gold Coast
  • Gympie Regional Council
  • Healthy Land and Water
  • QTopo, Dept of Natural Resources and Mines

The Young Achiever Award

Sponsor: K2 Basecamp

  • Samantha Chisholm
  • Patrick Brabant

The Award for Outdoor Places and Spaces

Sponsor: The Queensland Government

  • Qld Moto Park
  • The Sugarbag Road Town Reserve Mountain Bike Trails
  • Adventure Alternatives (Kenilworth Centre)
  • The Rise, Cardno

The Nature Play Community Award

Sponsor: The Queensland Government

  • Logan Nature Play Program, Logan City Council
  • Sun & Stars Bushcraft
  • Heidi and Geoff Webb, Educational Gardens
  • Narell Neville, Greystone Farm Nature Play

The Nature Play Education Award

Sponsor: Nature Play QLD

  • Bush Kindy by the Creek, Chapel Hill Community Kindergarten
  • Natureweavers
  • Pelican Waters Golden Beach Kindergarten and Childcare Centre
  • Clearview Early Learning

The Outdoor Event Award

Sponsor: The Brisbane City Council

  • Chicks in the Sticks, RATS Cycling Club
  • Cuboree, Scouts Queensland
  • MOJO Raid, MOJO Adventure
  • LEAF, Logan City Council

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