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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 […]

Collaboration drives Shoreline Management success

Stage two of the TS Onslow Naval Cadets Shoreline Management Project has successfully been completed. This community-driven project on the northern Pumicestone Passage at Golden Beach aims to repair and prevent erosion of the foreshore and enhance fish habitat using ‘soft engineering’ measures. These measures include planting mangroves and stabilising foredune species with biodegradable coir […]

Healthy Land and Water partners to safeguarding our future

Healthy Land and Water is proud to be a Gold Partner of the 22nd International RiverSymposium being held in Brisbane, 20 -24 October 2019. As an independent not-for-profit organisation, we are dedicated to protecting and enhancing the natural assets of South East Queensland and beyond. As experts in research, monitoring, evaluation and project management, we […]

Community celebrates completion of Davidson St Creek Restoration

  The residents of Newmarket celebrated the completion of the Davidson Street Creek Restoration Project on Sunday 4 August. Healthy Land and Water (HLW), together with the Australian Government and Brisbane City Council, launched the Davidson Street Creek Restoration project in 2017 to restore a section of Enoggera Creek at Newmarket. The restoration project has […]

The SEQ Fire & Biodiversity Consortium: Celebrating 20 Years

On a perfect Brisbane winter day, over 200 people gathered together at the Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens to celebrate 20 years of the SEQ Fire and Biodiversity Consortium. With the theme Fire, Research and Partnerships, this anniversary forum showcased applied fire ecology and onground fire management projects and programs that highlight the value of partnerships […]

Vulnerable frogs get helping hand from Sunny Coast school kids

Some of South East Queensland’s vulnerable acid frog species now have a bigger, greener and safer native habitat on the Sunshine Coast thanks to a collaborative conservation project. As part of World Wetlands Day celebrations on 28 February, Healthy Land and Water partnered with Stockland, Traditional Owners and local students to expand a frog habitat […]

Healthy Land and Water statement regarding Land for Wildlife program

Healthy Land and Water wishes to provide an update on its participation in the South East Queensland Land for Wildlife program. Land for Wildlife, Australia’s most extensive private conservation program, encourages and helps landholders manage wildlife habitat on their properties. Since 2004, Healthy Land and Water has co-ordinated the Land for Wildlife program in SEQ […]

South East Queensland, get ready for some science-y fun!

Healthy Land and Water is excited to present the Mountains, Mangroves and Moreton Bay display at this year’s World Science Festival Street Science! event in Ipswich and Brisbane. The exhibit will educate children and parents alike about the importance of protecting the environment and how taking action upstream in the mountains and catchments has an […]

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