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Keep up to date with the latest news, information and events regarding the environment in South East Queensland.

World Wildlife Day 2020

World Wildlife Day is an opportunity to celebrate the beautiful and varied plants and animals that contribute to the ecological, social, scientific and cultural aspects of human wellbeing! South East Queensland is home to some wonderful wildlife species – here are some of our favourites.   Spotted-Tailed Quoll, yarri or burrumbil (Dasyurus maculatus) I’m Simon […]

Reflecting on our Annual Clean Up Program

March 1 marks Clean Up Australia Day, Australia’s largest community-based environmental event. According to Clean Up Australia, Australians produce 540kg of waste per person, each year. That equates to more than 10kg for every single person, every week. This waste is usually made of plastic and will often end up in the stomachs of birds or sea […]

Free Grazing and Drought Recovery Management Session

Local landholders are invited to attend a free Grazing and Drought Recovery information session that will be held in Jimboomba on 29th February 2020. The session will provide relevant advice and support to help landholders manage the current challenging seasonal conditions and provide information on recovery planning, animal health and welfare and grazing management principles. […]

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The 11th of February marks the 5th International Day of Women and Girls in Science and this year’s theme is Investment in Women and Girls in Science for Inclusive Green Growth. International Day of Women and Girls in Science provides a platform that recognises the critical role women and girls play in the fields of […]

Saying farewell to Dr Paul Maxwell

Last week we said thank you and farewell to our Senior Principal Scientist Dr Paul Maxwell. Paul brings with him a fantastic sense of humour, incredible passion and endless support which will be missed by everyone at Healthy Land and Water. Paul joined us in 2014 and for the past six years has focused on […]

Project successes outlined at 2019 AGM

With involvement in 121 individual environmental projects, 10,500 participants at its workshops and events, and more than 2,700 ha of natural assets protected and managed, 2018/2019 can be described as an exciting and successful year according to Healthy Land & Water (HLW) CEO Julie McLellan. Speaking at today’s HLW Annual General Meeting, Julie outlined the […]

Bush Fire Data Analysis

Healthy Land and Water offers data analysis solutions to analyse the impact of the recent bushfires in South East Queensland through doing ecological assessments in the areas as well as identifying future action plans. Healthy Land and Water (HLW) understands that the recent bushfires in South East Queensland have caused severe damage in the area. […]

Subsoil Manuring Seminar

AgForce partnered with the University of Queensland’s Centre for Recycling of Organic Waste and Nutrients to host an excellent seminar and forum attended by around 70 farmers, scientists and agronomists in Toowoomba on Monday, 12 August. The latest research into deep ripping and applying composted manures to the subsoil shows that this increases the capacity […]

Grazing Best Management Program receives extra funding

A $5.58 million Palaszczuk Government funding boost is being channelled into Queensland’s 13 independent natural resource management groups. Healthy Land and Water will receive an additional $375,000, on top of $1.4 million in initial project funding, to improve the regions’ soil health and water quality. “Healthy Land and Water is working hand-in-hand with local landholders […]

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