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How planting a tree is the first step in more fish for Logan and Albert Rivers: New project launched

Pictured: South East Queensland Project Officer from OzFish Robbie Porter, Logan City Council’s Deputy Environment Chair, Councillor Miriam Stemp, Member for Forde MP Burt van Manen who launched officially launched the project, and project manager, Healthy Land and Water’s Susie Chapman.   A clever new initiative has just been launched to restore the once-thriving fish […]

Additional funding announced: $2 million for koala project

An additional $2 million has been announced for a program to improve habitat resilience for South East Queensland’s koala populations. This additional funding builds on Healthy Land and Water’s Protecting Koalas project which is specifically focused on the Flinders Peak area. The new funding will expand our koala protection efforts into the Lake Manchester, North […]

Underrated nature reserve being restored for community to enjoy

Two hectares of at risk endangered regional ecosystem is being restored and protected as part of a collaborative rehabilitation project at the Ransome Road Reserve in Lota. The project area is coastal wetland, comprising of extensive saltmarshes bordered by an ecotone, including forested areas of endangered vegetation of a unique assemblage. Restoration works including revegetation […]

Queensland environmental group leading the way in reconciliation

Reconciliation Australia has officially endorsed environmental peak group, Healthy Land and Water’s comprehensive Reconciliation Action Plan, which is a practical guide to how the organisation will deliver meaningful changes across the business in support of reconciliation. Healthy Land and Water CEO Julie McLellan says she is looking forward to bringing Healthy Land and Water’s commitments […]

Traditional custodianship restored on Mulgumpin | Joint management announced

Through landmark legislation passed through the Queensland Parliament last week, the Quandamooka People have had their traditional custodianship restored over 17,000 hectares of Protected Areas on Mulgumpin (Moreton Island). The legislation that was passed will see 98% of Mulgumpin jointly managed by the Traditional Owners and Queensland Government and includes additional state lands being added […]

Enhancing sand dunes for turtle nesting on Bribie Island

  The Woorim Beach Dune Rehabilitation Project is enhancing the area for turtle nesting by reducing dune erosion and artificial light spill through weed control and revegetation. Bribie Island lies within the internationally recognised Moreton Bay Ramsar Wetland, one of the important feeding and nesting grounds for marine turtles along the east coast of Australia. […]

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