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News that updates locals and captures current environmental events across South East Queensland’s land, waterways and biodiversity.

Healthy Land and Water CEO joins new Koala Advisory Council

  Healthy Land and Water CEO Julie McLellan has been appointed as a member of the newly formed Koala Advisory Council. The council will work with the state government to develop a new koala conservation strategy for Queensland and supervise the implementation of recommendations suggested by the Koala Expert Panel. The state government created the […]

Mayor plants 15,000th tree at scenic Canungra

Scenic Rim Regional Council Mayor Greg Christensen has planted the 15,000th tree in a project that has helped to improve the water quality of local catchments, reduce erosion and encourage the return of native plants and animals. Council began working with the Federal Government’s Green Army in 2015 to remove tonnes of invasive weeds including […]

Makeover to Small Creek boosts Bremer River health

A big project to restore Small Creek in Ipswich is helping improve the health of the Bremer River. The latest Healthy Land and Water annual waterway health Report Card found water quality in the Bremer River improved slightly in 2018. The improvement is being credited to a reduction in the amount of pollutants entering the […]

Experts warn community apathy could kill Moreton Bay

South East Queensland’s leading environmental scientists have warned that community apathy could kill Moreton Bay. The prediction is based on the results of the 2018 Healthy Land and Water Report Card, an annual study of the health of South East Queensland’s waterways. The 2018 Report Card found the overall condition of waterways draining into Moreton […]

South East Queensland, let’s catch up!

Healthy Land and Water invites you to join our experts in the 2018 Community Forums initiative. The Community Forums will be held following the release of the 2018 Report Card, an annual assessment of the pressures facing our waterways, their current environmental condition, and the level of social and economic benefits waterways provide to local […]

Healthy Land and Water named finalists

A major Healthy Land and Water project to restore a flood-ravaged section of Laidley Creek has been named a finalist for the 2018 International RiverFoundation’s Australasia RiverPrize, the world’s foremost award in river basin management. The nomination is in recognition of the Mulgowie Riverbank Restoration Program, an ongoing project in the heart of the Lockyer […]

Newly-restored Teneriffe Park helps protect Brisbane River

Brisbane’s popular Teneriffe Park is now stabilised for the future and contributing to a healthier Brisbane River following the completion of a $30,000 restoration project. Healthy Land and Water recently completed works to stabilise and restore eroded sections of the historic park as part of a project to enhance local creek systems and improve water […]

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