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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 […]

SEQ Land for Wildlife program celebrates 20 years of triumph

Wildlife champions are reflecting on the blood, sweat and triumphs of the last two decades as South East Queensland’s iconic Land for Wildlife program commemorates its 20th anniversary in October. Since 1998, the voluntary Land for Wildlife program – which Healthy Land and Water has coordinated in SEQ since 2004 – has encouraged and helped […]

Mid Brisbane River gets $1m boost to improve water quality

Almost one million dollars will be spent over the next three years on projects to improve water quality in the Mid Brisbane River catchment. On Tuesday, Healthy Land and Water, Seqwater and the Queensland Government unveiled a new partnership which will focus on improving water quality in one of South East Queensland’s most vital waterways. Through […]

Healthy Land and Water named finalists for international environment award

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 Australiasia 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 Valley to build resilience […]

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 […]

New $25,000 litter program launched in Caboolture River

A car tyre, election signs, chairs, fishing equipment, eskies and three large bags of rubbish were plucked from the Caboolture River during day one of a new waterway litter removal program. Healthy Land and Water’s Clean Up crew removed the boatload of rubbish during the launch of the Caboolture River Clean Up program, a new […]

The hunt is on for Brisbane’s elusive wild macadamia trees

Brisbanites are being encouraged to hunt through their backyards and local reserves for wild macadamia trees as part of a project to conserve the Australian super nut. While plantation macadamia trees are abundant in Australia, their once-plentiful wild relatives are under threat, with estimates suggesting 80 per cent of all wild macadamia habitat has been […]

Lowood legend named finalist for Lifetime Achievement Award

If you know anything about Lowood, you’ll know of native plant enthusiast Peter Bevan. Peteris synonymous with Lowood, a small town situated 30 kilometres north of Ipswich. A resident of the rural town for over 30 years, Peter is the one-man green army responsible for transforming Lowood’s dilapidated old rail line into a picturesque walking […]

Restoration program draws to a close after 5 years greenifying Brisbane

Healthy Land and Water’s much-loved What’s Your Nature? project has drawn to a close after delivering $2 million in urban water restoration work over five years. On June 28, community members, council officers and many of the people involved in What’s Your Nature? came together in Carindale to celebrate the project’s achievements. What’s Your Nature? launched in 2013 […]

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