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Life returns to Pimpama River restoration site

A stretch of once-degraded river bank on private land at Pimpama on the Gold Coast has been brought back to life thanks to funding from the National Landcare Programme and the efforts of the landholder, community groups and Healthy Land and Water. Assistant Minister for the Deputy Prime Minister Luke Hartsuyker will visit the site […]

Entries now sought for SEQ’s Healthy Land and Water Awards

Entries and nominations are now open for the 2017 Healthy Land and Water Awards – South East Queensland’s leading environmental awards.    The awards are held each year to recognise the work of individuals, groups, schools and community organisation’s to protect South East Queensland’s landscapes and waterways, with winners sharing in $19,000 prize money. Previous […]

Workshops ensure better pastures and resilient waterways

Increasing agricultural production through better pastures, reducing stock pressure on creeks and riparian zones, and managing water and soils were some of the topics presented to landholders last month during a series of workshops in the Logan and Albert catchments. The workshops were delivered over three days at Mount Alford, Beaudesert and Canungra in the […]

Rainforest Symposium a success

Rainforests of Subtropical Australia (ROSA) Symposium   This successful two-day symposium showcasing all types of subtropical Australian rainforests, was held on 23rd and 24th March 2017 at the Robina Community Centre on the Gold Coast. A dinner and drinks event was held on the evening of 23rd March at the Currumbin RSL. The symposium was hosted by […]

Toxic spill assurances welcome but further investigations needed

Healthy Land and Water welcomes today’s assurance from the Queensland Government that toxic concentrations near the site of last week’s foam spill at Brisbane Airport have declined but said further test results would provide a more accurate picture of impacts. The organisation also warned that the contamination of Brisbane River and Moreton Bay ecosystems would […]

Brisbane River stars at World Science Festival

Brisbane River stars at World Science Festival Set against the backdrop of the Brisbane River, the World Science Festival is the perfect event to showcase what’s being done to improve the condition of this iconic waterway. This weekend, Healthy Land and Water and the Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation will be demonstrating some […]

Australia’s rainforests under the spotlight

The role of eastern Australia’s rainforests as a refuge for wildlife against the upheavals of climate change will be one of the topics discussed at this week’s Rainforests of Subtropical Australia (ROSA) Symposium. Australia’s leading experts on rainforests will gather at the Gold Coast on Thursday and Friday to share the latest in subtropical rainforest […]

Fishers to help build sustainable future for SEQ

Not-for-profit organisations, Healthy Land and Water and Ozfish Unlimited will hold a ‘Fishers for Fish Habitat’ forum on the Gold Coast on Saturday March 18 to engage recreational fishers in the protection and management of South East Queensland’s underwater habitats. The forum is part of a national effort funded by the Fisheries Research and Development […]

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