For over 20 years, we’ve been dedicated to protecting and improving South East Queensland’s environment.

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Safeguarding the future of our planet

Healthy Land and Water is an independent organisation dedicated to improving and protecting South East Queensland’s environment.

Working in partnership with Traditional Owners, government, private industry, utilities and the community, we deliver innovative and science-based solutions to challenges affecting the environment.

Our diverse team of scientists and engineers are experts in research, monitoring, analysis, engagement and project management. Our teams restore waterways and landscapes, improve native habitats, manage weeds, protect native species and educate communities on the best ways to improve and protect the environment for future generations.

The combination of scientific expertise and on-ground management works to deliver Healthy Land and Water’s mission to lead and connect through science and actions that will preserve and enhance our natural assets and support resilient regions.

What Healthy Land and Water do

We help people understand the values and condition of South East Queensland’s environment so we can ensure the sustainable use of our natural environment long into the future. Healthy Land and Water works with community, industry and government to deliver innovative and science-based solutions to challenges affecting our landscapes, waterways and biodiversity.

At Healthy Land and Water, we believe that maintaining healthy landscapes and waterways is not just important for wildlife and ecosystems. A healthy environment also supports a vibrant economy, strong livelihoods, great lifestyles and the happiness and well-being of the community. Through our work, we encourage people to examine and change their behaviours for the benefit of the natural world and for the people and places we love.

 

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Protecting ocean giants from vessel strike

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Quandamooka (Moreton Bay) is home to many of the ocean’s marine megafauna and a new report developed by Traditional Owners aims to prevent vessel strike as boat use and shipping…

World Migratory Bird Day – How you can help protect South East Queensland’s shorebirds

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Photo credit: Arthur Keates This month we are celebrating World Migratory Bird Day, and the theme is “Sing, Fly, Soar – Like a Bird!”. The theme is an invitation to connect…

Gold Coast Island providing crucial habitat for migratory shorebirds in need of protection

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View of the Gold Coast from Curlew Island. Photo credit: Paul Donatiu Curlew Island, a two-hectare island located in the Gold Coast, is home to numerous threatened migratory shorebirds who…

Healthy Land and Water acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to land, culture and community. We pay our respects to elders past and present.

$11.3 million

invested in nature-based solutions in South East Queensland

75,000+

pieces of litter collected every year by the Healthy Land and Water Clean Up program

Get in touch

Healthy Land and Water is dedicated to the care of our unique and beautiful land, waterways and biodiversity.

  • Address: Level 19, 160 Ann Street Brisbane QLD 4000
  • PO Box: 13204, George Street Brisbane QLD 4003
  • Phone: (07) 3177 9100
  • Fax: (07) 3177 9190
  • Email: info@hlw.org.au

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