Weed Control Program

The presence of foreign weeds is slowly destroying South East Queensland’s (SEQ) precious ecosystems. Invasive weeds continue to thrive in our environment due to the inexistence of natural predators and similarities between Australia’s climate and the species’ country of origin. Infestations of foreign weed species along riverbanks and in rainforests have devastating effects on SEQ […]

Sunshine Coast Frog Habitat Restoration

The wallum sedge frog is a small, colourful native amphibian found in lowland wallum habitat in coastal regions of Queensland and New South Wales. Vulnerable due to the rapidly increasing urban spaces on the Sunshine Coast, the wallum frog requires mildly acidic habitat conditions and semi-hollow wetlands, and is commonly found in wallum heath or […]

Land Management Practices Program

Agriculture can get a bad rap as a practice that is entirely detrimental to the environment, but implementing the right management practices can lead to greater profitability, environmental benefits and support for local rural communities. The Land Management Practices Program, funded by the Australian government’s National Landcare Program, aims to work with landholders, farming and community […]

Sustainable Agriculture

An essential part of Queensland’s economy is agricultural production, and in South East Queensland (SEQ) it contributes to over $1.2 billion and makes up 13 percent of the state’s agriculture commodities. The SEQ landscape is made up of 55 percent farmland, however rapidly increasing environmental pressures like population numbers and urban development are placing the […]

Carronia Vine Restoration Project

Healthy Land and Water teams up with the local community in an attempt to protect the endangered carronia vine and pink underwing moth. In partnership with Sunshine Coast Regional Council and the National Landcare Program, Healthy Land and Water launched the Carronia Vine Restoration project in 2017 within a section of the Cahill’s Scrub Bushland […]

Grazing BMP

Healthy Land and Water is committed to helping farmers and producers get the best outcomes from their land and for the environment. For over a decade, we have helped manage the Grazing Best Management Practices (BMP) program in South East Queensland, which is designed to enable farmers and producers to improve environmental and economic sustainability on […]

The Wild Macadamia Hunt

We need your help to find wild macadamia trees around Brisbane! The delicious macadamia nut is native to Australia. Unfortunately, although cultivated macadamia trees are abundant in Australia, their wild relatives are under threat. With the support of Brisbane City Council, Healthy Land and Water is launching a project aimed at finding wild macadamia trees […]

Mulgowie Riverbank Restoration

The Mulgowie Riverbank Restoration is an acclaimed project to prevent erosion in the Lockyer Valley and reduce the flow of mud into Moreton Bay. Since European settlement, the Lockyer Valley has been synonymous with farming and agriculture. The region’s fertile lands and rich soils made it an ideal location for food and horticulture production. As […]

Land for Wildlife

Since 1998, the South East Queensland Land for Wildlife program has supported and empowered private landholders to improve the health of their properties and provide a natural habitat for wildlife. The program’s work includes removing weeds, encouraging the natural regeneration of native plants, protecting threatened species and controlling pest animals. In 2004, Healthy Land and Water […]

Get in touch

Healthy Land and Water is dedicated to the care of our unique and beautiful land, waterways and biodiversity.

  • Address: Level 19, 160 Ann Street Brisbane QLD 4000
  • PO Box: 13204, George Street Brisbane QLD 4003
  • Phone: (07) 3177 9100
  • Fax: (07) 3177 9190
  • Email: info@hlw.org.au

We won't ever sell or rent your information. Read our Privacy Policy.