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Environmental Excellence Awards

2002 Registry of Entries

Award Category

Prize money expenditure.

Business/Industry Award.


GHD on behalf of Brad Webb

Develop a picnic/interp area near the sediment dam and mangrove forest – open to the public and schools.

Besser Masonary

Donating their prize to a proposed Coastcare project at West Point, MI.


Expand the Sea Grass watch program in the Townsville Region

Fairfield Waters

Donate money to the community group “Friends of the Lake”.


Community Group Award


North Queensland Wildlife Care Inc.

To continue the work that they do for the animals – all funds are raised through donations, raffles etc.

The Indo-Pacific Sea Turtle Conservation group

Improve their opportunities for school and community education.


Install an interpretation sign along the river about the habitat

Castle Hill PCYC

Continue and expand their program.

Lousia Creekwatch

Books for ID, fishing net equipment, and developing information packages on the area.

Magnetic Island Nature Care Association

Implementing more on ground works in MI natural environment

Reef HQ

Running a course with the prize money to further their educational program

Individual Initiative Award


Jenny Mulcahy


Colin Dwyer


Mike Mellors


Primary School Award


Marian School

Create Rainforest area as an outdoor classroom

Hermit Park State School

Create and build a worm farm for environmental studies.

Belgian Gardens State School

Towards equipment for the students to continue their environmental work


High School Award


Reef HQ

Subsidise a learning expedition to Magnetic Island for local high school students.