Three Mile Scrub project

Reducing sediment loads to Moreton Bay through creek bank rehabilitation. Healthy Land & Water’s Three Mile Scrub project is helping protect the lower Brisbane River and downstream Moreton Bay Ramsar Wetland by reducing sediment loads entering Moreton Bay. The project is engaging and educating the community in ways to improve the natural environment, waterways and […]

Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program

What is the EHMP? The Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program (EHMP) is a comprehensive and scientifically robust waterway monitoring program which provides a regional assessment of the health for each of South East Queensland’s major catchments, river estuaries and Moreton Bay zones. Every year, the results are synthesised and communicated through the Healthy Land and Water […]

Clean Up Program

Collecting litter from waterways to protect our marine wildlife and ecosystems. Healthy Land and Water’s Clean Up Program is a frontline project in the fight to combat the impact of marine debris in South East Queensland’s waterways and bay areas. Our Clean Up crew collects floating and bank-bound litter from our waterways, removing the waste […]

Pumicestone Shellfish Habitat Restoration Project

Restoring shellfish reef populations in the Pumicestone Passage as part of the Moreton Bay Ramsar Wetland Project. Up until the turn of the last century, Moreton Bay supported magnificent intertidal and subtidal shellfish beds which had always been a valuable food and cultural resource for Traditional Owners. The oyster industry was certainly the foremost industry […]

SEQ NRM Plan & Review

SEQ NRM Plan submitted to Australian Government for approval The plan submitted to the government is the result of a year long review and future-scoping process, involving a deep dive into the science, a comprehensive online survey, and feedback from a series of regional workshops. We consolidated the science and feedback into a draft for […]

Drought and Climate Adaptation program

Enhancing the capacity of farmers to prepare for drought conditions Healthy Land and Water’s Drought and Climate Adaptation program is helping South East Queensland landholders to prepare for drought and changes in climate instead of responding to it. The program is building the capacity of landholders so they can successfully manage drought and its consequences, […]

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 […]

Healthy Waterplay

The Healthy Waterplay program supports regionally consistent monitoring of recreational water quality in South East Queensland and provides our region’s communities with information about the potential health risks associated with waterway recreation. The assessment of microbial water quality enables people to make informed decisions about where and when to use waterways for recreation. South East Queensland […]

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 […]

Keeping it in Kin Kin

Kin Kin Creek, situated near Noosa, supports a diverse range of rainforests, wetlands, tree orchards, small crops and grazing lands. It’s a crucial habitat the local community is determined to protect, but Kin Kin Creek is under pressure. In recent years, erosion has become a major problem in Kin Kin. Vegetation has been cleared for […]

Davidson Street Creek Restoration project

Restoring and improving the liveability of Breakfast Creek Living Waterways is a best practice environmental management approach that assists practitioners and government to deliver enduring and affordable outdoor spaces which engage the surrounding communities. The framework promotes interaction with water to inspire, promote adventure and discovery, and to educate visitors about the delicacy of our ecosystems. […]

The Wild Macadamia Hunt

We need your help to find wild macadamia trees! 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 the Queensland Government and Brisbane City Council, Healthy Land and Water is launching a project aimed at finding wild […]

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