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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Water by Design

At Healthy Land and Water, we are committed to helping everyday people and organisations manage water more sustainably in urban environments. We believe it’s vital to create and maintain urban spaces that protect environmental values and provide quality recreation and social opportunities. Since 2005, our Water by Design team has been working to identify and fill […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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