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Keep up to date with the latest news, information and events regarding the environment in South East Queensland.

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 […]

Healthy Land and Water 2018: A year in review

2018 HAS been a momentous 12 months for Healthy Land and Water; a year filled with success and progress as we continue our mission to improve and protect South East Queensland’s environment. As we enjoy a much-needed break over the holiday season, here’s a highlight reel of our major milestones in 2018. Scroll through to see […]

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 Queensland […]

Second stage of shellfish restoration project launched

A project to restore the once magnificent shellfish beds of the Pumicestone Passage has been enhanced with more artificial reef structures of recycled shell being installed off Kakadu Beach. Shellfish have been synonymous with Indigenous culture and Moreton Bay for thousands of years, but shellfish communities are now functionally extinct in the Pumicestone Passage due […]

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