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Community celebrates completion of Davidson St Creek Restoration

  The residents of Newmarket celebrated the completion of the Davidson Street Creek Restoration Project on Sunday 4 August. Healthy Land and Water (HLW), together with the Australian Government and Brisbane City Council, launched the Davidson Street Creek Restoration project in 2017 to restore a section of Enoggera Creek at Newmarket. The restoration project has […]

The SEQ Fire & Biodiversity Consortium: Celebrating 20 Years

On a perfect Brisbane winter day, over 200 people gathered together at the Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens to celebrate 20 years of the SEQ Fire and Biodiversity Consortium. With the theme Fire, Research and Partnerships, this anniversary forum showcased applied fire ecology and onground fire management projects and programs that highlight the value of partnerships […]

Vulnerable frogs get helping hand from Sunny Coast school kids

Some of South East Queensland’s vulnerable acid frog species now have a bigger, greener and safer native habitat on the Sunshine Coast thanks to a collaborative conservation project. As part of World Wetlands Day celebrations on 28 February, Healthy Land and Water partnered with Stockland, Traditional Owners and local students to expand a frog habitat […]

Healthy Land and Water statement regarding Land for Wildlife program

Healthy Land and Water wishes to provide an update on its participation in the South East Queensland Land for Wildlife program. Land for Wildlife, Australia’s most extensive private conservation program, encourages and helps landholders manage wildlife habitat on their properties. Since 2004, Healthy Land and Water has co-ordinated the Land for Wildlife program in SEQ […]

South East Queensland, get ready for some science-y fun!

Healthy Land and Water is excited to present the Mountains, Mangroves and Moreton Bay display at this year’s World Science Festival Street Science! event in Ipswich and Brisbane. The exhibit will educate children and parents alike about the importance of protecting the environment and how taking action upstream in the mountains and catchments has an […]

Changes to the Healthy Land and Water Awards

  Healthy Land and Water regrets to announce that the annual Healthy Land and Water Awards will not be staged in 2019. Since 2001, we have proudly presented the Awards program, which celebrates and recognises the people and groups working to improve and protect the environment in South East Queensland. While Healthy Land and Water […]

Ipswich koala habitat flourishing after 5-year conservation project

  A five-year project to plant and establish 12,500 koala habitat trees has been successfully completed at Grandchester near Ipswich.  The Grandchester Koala Offset Project was delivered in partnership between Powerlink Queensland, Healthy Land and Water, and Ipswich City Council to rehabilitate 26 hectares of cleared grazing farmland in the Mt Grandchester Conservation Estate. Powerlink […]

Tree planting project reaping rewards for Redlands

THE Cleveland community is reaping the rewards of a decade-long revegetation project to plant over 12,000 native trees in the Ross Creek catchment area. Since 2010, Redland City Council has undertaken regular revegetation work to stabilise Ross Creek and enhance an important wildlife corridor from Long Street to Smith Street. Mayor Karen Williams said the site was […]

Healthy Land and Water appoints new director

Healthy Land and Water is pleased to announce the appointment of a new member to its board of directors. Nikki Poteri-Collie, a senior leader with over 25 years’ experience working in the water, energy, mining and industrial sectors, has joined Healthy Land and Water’s board effective immediately. With a diverse background in large corporations and […]

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