Lungfish Habitat Rehabilitation

The Lungfish Habitat Rehabilitation project is working to ensure the long-term survival of the Australian lungfish by re-establishing submerged aquatic plants in the Brisbane River between Wivenhoe Dam and the Mount Crosby Water Treatment Plant. The plantings will also improve river health and water quality of Brisbane’s major source of drinking water. This habitat rehabilitation […]

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 […]

Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program

The Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program (EHMP) was established in 2000, making it one of the first environmental monitoring and reporting programs in Australia. The 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 (SEQ) major catchments, river estuaries and Moreton […]

Mid Brisbane Partnerships Program

In 2017, Healthy Land and Water partnered with project funder Seqwater to deliver the Mid Brisbane Partnerships Program, an initiative that helps restore and protect water quality and build resilience into the Mid Brisbane catchment area. Approximately 40 percent of the drinking water supply for the South East Queensland region is either sourced from, or travels […]

Erosion and Sediment Control

Reducing the environmental impacts and cost-implications of erosion and sediment.   The Erosion and Sediment Control program is improving soil erosion practices on construction and building sites through targeted capacity building across Queensland. Soil erosion on construction and building sites and the subsequent release of sediment run-off is a major threat to the health of […]

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 […]

Fish Habitat Map

Fish habitats are under threat mainly due to a decline in water quality, loss of the extent and quality of fish habitat and a loss of connectivity across our catchments for fish species to travel to breed and reproduce. Learn more and help protect fish habitats by downloading the Fish Habitat Factsheet. In partnership with […]

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 […]

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