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High Efficiency Sediment Basin Day at Aura Stockland

In anticipation of the changes to the State Planning Policy, Healthy Land and Water hosted a High-Efficiency Sediment (HES) Basin Day at Aura Stockland and Caloundra Landfill with 60 attendees. The HES day provided a networking opportunity for local council representatives, consultants, utilities, contractors, Erosion and Sediment Control suppliers and community catchment groups to collaborate on […]

A day on the Bay for STEM students

On Friday 14 July, 27 high school students from four schools across South East Queensland boarded the Moreton Bay Environmental Education Centre vessel – Inspiration, to explore the science of life in Moreton Bay. The excursion is part of the Overboard and Underwater program funded by the Engaging Queenslanders in Science Grant. By taking part […]

High Efficiency Sediment Basin Day in Townsville

Healthy Land and Water hosted a High-Efficiency Sediment Basin Day as part of a 6-day Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Planning course run by Townsville City Council. The Townsville City Council, independent consultants, Department of Transport and Main Roads representatives, and construction workers attended the training day to gain practical information and background around Sediment […]

South East Queensland’s environment champions announced

Finalists for the 2017 Healthy Land and Water Awards have been announced, revealing an extraordinary range of projects undertaken by everyday Queenslanders to protect and enhance their local environment. From tagging tiger sharks off the Sunshine Coast to reducing mud pollution in Moreton Bay, the finalists for the 10 Awards categories illustrate the dedication communities […]

Brisbane MP tours Breakfast Creek litter hotspots

Federal MP for Brisbane, Trevor Evans, toured litter hot spots along Breakfast Creek in the Healthy Land and Water Clean-Up Boat today.  Trevor Evans gave $50,000 to Healthy Land and Water to help the organisation remove plastic bags, plastic bottles, discarded fishing line and other forms of marine debris from Brisbane’s waterways over the next […]

Green Army fights to restore habitat along Neurum Creek

A project that has helped restore 15 hectares of riparian vegetation along Neurum Creek north of Brisbane – including some critically endangered subtropical lowland rainforest – is nearing completion thanks to the Australian Government-funded Green Army Programme. Over the last few months, an enthusiastic team of young Green Army participants has cleared environmental weeds and […]

Global expert offers free Sunshine Coast climate workshop

Agricultural industries in the Sunshine Coast area will have the rare opportunity to explore the latest climate forecasting information with leading climatologist, Professor Roger Stone from the University of Southern Queensland, at a free workshop on June 13th at the Rural Futures Centre in Pomona. Roger Stone has worked in meteorological and climatological research globally […]

New hotline helps with environmental damage from ex-TC Debbie

A new hotline has been established to help landholders in South East Queensland’s catchment areas deal with the environmental damage from ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Natural resource management organisation Healthy Land and Water established the hotline with support from the Queensland Government to provide advice to property owners on how to restore damaged creeks and gullies following […]

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