Achievements

Healthy Waterways has been honoured with the following awards:

2015 Queensland Outdoor Recreation Awards 
Winner - Queensland Government Environmental Award for our Up the Creek and Down the Drain education initiative
Finalist - Nature Play QLD Award for our Up the Creek and Down the Drain education initiative
Finalist - Queensland Government Award for Encouraging Participation in Outdoor Recreation for our Connect to Your Creek Week initiative

2015 Premier's Sustainability Awards 
Highly Commended - Community Award for our education initiatives 
Finalist - Built Environment Award for our Living Waterways framework 

2015 Stormwater Queensland Awards for Excellence
Winner - Excellence in Research and Innovation for our Offsite Stormwater Quality Solutions Discussion Paper 

2014 Queensland Outdoor Recreation Awards
Finalist - for our Up the Creek and Down the Drain education inititiative

2014 Australian Marine Environment Protection Association
Winner - Environmental Award for waterway litter reduction achievements

2013 Stormwater Industry Association of Queensland
Winner - Excellence in Asset Management for our stormwater treatment asset managment guidelines

2013 Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA)
Winner - Nationally Significant Programs for the Stewardship of Water

2013 Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA)
Winner – Medal for Flood of Ideas

2011 Australian Water Association (AWA) National
Winner - National Program Innovation Award

2010 Stormwater Industry Association (SIA) National
Winner - Excellence in Asset Management

2010 Australian Water Association (AWA) Queensland
Winner - National Program Innovation Award for Water by Design

2009 Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA)
Winner – Excellence in Research and Communication for our “Concept Design Guidelines for Water Sensitive Urban Design”

2009 Banksia Environmental Award for Water

2009 Stormwater Industry Association (SIA) Queensland
Winner - Excellence in Stormwater Research/Education for our ”Concept Design Guidelines for Water Sensitive Urban Design”

2009 Stormwater Industry Association (SIA) National Excellence Awards
Winner – Excellence in Stormwater Education

2008 Stormwater Industry Association National Excellence Awards
Winner – Excellence in Stormwater Education

2007 Stormwater Industry Association National Excellence Awards
Winner – Excellence in Stormwater Education

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Our Initiatives 

Healthy Waterways delivers a suite of programs and initiatives to address the key pressures impacting our waterways, and to support and inform our members in the delivery of waterway actions and investment.

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Living Waterways

Living Waterways is a best practice environmental management approach that assists practitioners and government to deliver enduring and affordable outdoor spaces which engage the surrounding communities. 

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