PARTNERSHIPS

SOWN works in partnership with many organisations and has many partners, sponsors and supporters.

We thank them all for their assistance including: with the operation of our nursery; with on-ground creek revegetation work; and for engagement with the local community.

Our partners, sponsors and supporters include:

  • Brisbane City Council Environmental Grants program for ongoing administrative and nursery operations funding;
  • Brisbane City Council Creek Catchment and Habitat Brisbane programs;
  • BCC Councillors in the catchment and particularly Cr Steve Toomey and The Gap Ward Office;
  • Jonty Bush MP, State Member for Cooper;
  • Julian Simmonds MP, Federal Member for Ryan and Trevor Evans MP, Federal Member for Brisbane;
  • Qld Department of Environment and Science for nursery expansion project funding;
  • Qld Corrective Services for our nursery partnership;
  • Healthy Land and Water;
  • SEQ Water;
  • Paten Park Native Nursery;
  • Balaangala Reconciliation Group
  • Men of the Trees (MOTT);
  • Brisbane Catchments Network (BCN) and other catchment groups;
  • Ashgrove/The Gap and bardon Lions;
  • Local primary and secondary schools in the catchment;
  • Western Echo newspaper for monthly articles;
  • Our many corporate volunteers;
  • All our members for their time and resources
  • All our volunteers who turn up to events

Brisbane City Council Environmental Grants Program

BCC grants ENV19-20429 and ENV19-20430

SOWN has been successful in two grant applications for funding to administer the organisation, engage the community, and to operate the nursery for 2020.

  • ENV19-20429   SOWN Nursery Plant Propagation and Distribution;
  • ENV19-20430   Operation of SOWN

We wish to acknowledge the generosity and support of the Brisbane City Council in providing these funds.