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Pumicestone Catchment Convergence 2021 announced

The Pumicestone Catchment Convergence: Insights for a healthy future, is an exciting three-day event being held in early 2021. The event is being organised by a community, research, and government collaboration which will bring together wisdom, knowledge and know-how, galvanising interest and energy for a healthy future for the Pumicestone Passage and its catchment. A decade […]

Jobs for Queensland’s natural environment – a shovel-ready list of projects to get Queensland moving for environmentally-inspired COVID-19 recovery

Natural resource management group Healthy Land and Water has asked the State Government to fund $154.6 million of infrastructure spending to deliver eight major projects across the state. The hit list of infrastructure projects assembled by Healthy Land and Water would drive employment in regions hit hardest economically by COVID-19. According to Healthy Land and […]

How can I help protect biodiversity?

There are several simple ways you can help protect and restore biodiversity in your local community! Create natural habitat. Consider plants that are native to your local area and help create sanctuary for bees, butterflies, birds, frogs and other wildlife, on your doorstep, in your garden, on your property or in your local reserve. Your […]

Integrating cultural heritage and fire management on Bribie Island

Kerry Jones (Kabi Kabi First Nation) and Dave Kington (Vegetation Management Services) measuring the girth of a large Swamp Mahogany (Lophostemon suaveolens) in eucalypt woodland on Bribie Island. Photo credit Susie Chapman. As part of its work within the Moreton Bay Ramsar Wetland (funded by the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program), Healthy Land and Water is […]

Welcoming Dr Grace Muriuki

Healthy Land and Water is excited to announce the appointment of new Science Strategy Manager, Dr Grace Muriuki. As Science Strategy Manager, Grace provides a focal point for Healthy Land and Water’s scientific rigour, regional strategy, presence, and growth in monitoring and research. She guides a significant portfolio of environmental research and practice for advancing […]

Litter hotspot at Indooroopilly cleaned-up

The Healthy Land and Water Clean Up Program has discovered a large litter ‘hot spot’ in the mangroves at Indooroopilly stretching more than 200m along the river. Thousands of pieces of litter, some with dates on them from 2004, can be found at this site. Through funding received from the Australian Government and the Brisbane […]

Healthy Land and Water’s Bushfire Recovery projects underway

Supported by the Australian Government’s Wildlife and Habitat Bushfire Recovery Program, Healthy Land and Water has started two bushfire recovery projects in April. The recovery work involves removing select weeds including lantana, moth vine, white passionflower, palm grass and devil’s fig from the upper Illinbah section of Lamington National Park. The second project is focused […]

Celebrating World Turtle Day in South East Queensland

Photo credit: Diane Oxenford   In celebration of World Turtle Day on May 23, we would like to draw your attention to a sand dune stabilisation project underway at Bribie Island’s Woorim Beach. Healthy Land and Water is supporting the Bribie Island Environment Protection Association (BIEPA) and the Barung Landcare Skilling Queenslanders for Work team […]

Lungfish Habitat Rehabilitation Program

Healthy Land and Water, Seqwater, and Griffith University have teamed up to give the Australian Lungfish (Neoceratodus forsteri) a helping hand by restoring their critical breeding habitats in the Brisbane River. The innovative program aims to re-establish the macrophytes – the submerged aquatic plants – that were damaged in significant floods and are vital for […]

Fire and Biodiversity Consortium to expand reach across Queensland

The South East Queensland Fire and Biodiversity Consortium (SEQFBC) has expanded its program reach to cover the whole of Queensland. Through the strategic planning process, supported by the partners of SEQFBC and, Healthy Land and Water, the decision was made to change the name of SEQFBC to Queensland Fire and Biodiversity Consortium (QFBC).  This statewide […]

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