Love Brisbane River

Like the community, we at Healthy Land and Water love the Brisbane River. Since 1999, we’ve shown our dedication via the Healthy Land and Water Clean Up Program, a weekly service which removes thousands of kilograms of rubbish from the river each year. The Clean Up Program collects meticulous data, and over the last 8 […]

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 […]

Restoring Teneriffe Park

Since it was first established in 1925, Teneriffe Park has been a popular habitat refuge, walking trail and community space tucked away atop a hill in the densely-populated suburb of Teneriffe in inner-Brisbane. Unfortunately, the park’s popularity has had some unintended environmental consequences. At some point, a slope on the southern side of the park […]

Feral Pest Management on Minjerribah

Since European settlement, invasive animal and plant species have wrought a terrible toll on the Australian environment. Rabbits, toads, camels, goats, brumbies and pigs are some of the feral species that damage the landscape, kill native species and breed uncontrollably. The problem is extensive even in high-value conservation areas like North Stradbroke Island in South […]

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 […]

Clean Up Program

Healthy Land and Water has been operating a Clean Up program in catchments across South East Queensland (SEQ) since 1999. Our Clean Up crew collects floating and bank-bound litter from our waterways, removing the waste before it flows out into Moreton Bay where it can do untold harm to our marine wildlife and ecosystems. The program […]

Pumicestone Passage Shellfish Reef Restoration

Shellfish have been synonymous with indigenous culture and Moreton Bay for thousands of years. Vibrant shellfish reefs were a valuable resource for Traditional Owners and shellfish farming was one of the first major industries following European settlement in Australia. However, the combined effects of overharvesting, disease and water pollution have severely depleted native shellfish reefs […]

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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

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