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State-wide NRM research priorities released

All 12 natural resource management (NRM) groups across Queensland have come together to define the top high-level research priority areas to better guide their work. Drawing on expertise from NRM groups across the State, a Queensland-wide NRM research prospectus has now been delivered, harnessing collective wisdom across the State’s NRM groups to create a common […]

Leaders emerge in urban water management for the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef’s conservation status was recently downgraded from “significant concern” to “critical” in a concerning recent world heritage outlook report released by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the official advisory body on nature to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee.   While climate change is assigned most of the blame, several […]

Enjoying waterways safely this swimming season

When planning your next trip to the beach, creek, or river, there are a few simple tips you can follow to make sure you and your family stay healthy and safe while enjoying local waterways. South East Queensland’s waterways are known for being clean, safe, and beautiful. Swimming season is around the corner and there […]

State-wide commitment to First Nations

We are excited to announce that Healthy Land and Water is part of a collective commitment made by all Natural Resource Management (NRM) groups across Queensland supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander engagement and Aboriginal Cultural Heritage through the formalisation of the “Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Participation Principles of Practice”. It is the first […]

Protecting quolls from extinction

The Community Sustainability Action grants are providing $18 million over six years to eligible community groups and individuals for innovative projects which seek to address climate change, conserve Queensland’s natural and built environment and protect our unique wildlife. Organisations including QuollSA and the Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland received grant funding under the grants program […]

Caring for Country on Guwawenewa (Goat Island)

Pictured L -R: QYAC rangers and Healthy Land and Water staff arrive at Goat Island, a coral cay in Moreton Bay.   The Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation (QYAC) and the Quandamooka Aboriginal Land and Sea Management Agency are leading restoration works on Guwawenewa (goo-wah-wey-ne-wah) – Goat Island caring for country and restoring this beautiful island. […]

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