2018 Winner: Youth Environment Champion Award
Alexander Davies is a student at Ambrose Treacy College and the leader of the Eco Warriors, a group of students working to regenerate Brother’s Gully rainforest habitat on the school’s grounds at Indooroopilly in Brisbane. Alexander is enthusiastic and knowledgeable and has inspired his fellow students to appreciate the natural environment of the area and work together to create an inviting habitat for native species.
With over 1000 hours of volunteering under his belt, Alexander works closely with school and ground staff to oversee the project, which has included the removal of weeds and noxious species and the planting of hundreds of native plants and trees. Alexander is considered a true asset to Ambrose Treacy College and an important advocate for environmental conservation in the community.