The Gap Environmental Group Honoured at 2017 Lord Mayor’s Australia Day Awards

Environmental group, Save Our Waterways Now (SOWN), has received the Lord Mayor’s Green Heart Award for 2017 for its efforts in cleaning up and rehabilitating the waterways and habitats in Brisbane’s north and west.

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk hailed the group as a perfect example of an organization group giving back to the community at a grassroots level.

Established in the 1990s, SOWN is dedicated to promoting community awareness, informing the people about the importance of creek and waterway habitats as well as the revival and protection of these waterways.

If you wish to learn more about the activities of SOWN or get involved, head over to their website at