2016 Winner: Junior Environment Champion Award
At 11 years old, Will Matthews has already demonstrated passion, knowledge and dedication to Brisbane's waterways well beyond his age. Will is an example that even the very young can contribute to the local community and environment.
Will set up his YouTube channel to deliver information and raise awareness about waterways and aquatic biology, with videos showcasing the young naturalist at work.
At school, Will has always been involved in sustainability projects. He hopes to raise awareness of the need for healthy waterways through programs linked to native aquatic species and their preservation.