World Wetlands Day 2017

World Wetlands Day 2017

World Wetlands Day celebrates region’s special waterways Townsville landcare groups and volunteers today celebrated World Wetlands Day by visiting Reef HQ and the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) to learn how wetlands can protect coastal communities...
New NQ Dry Tropics Chair

New NQ Dry Tropics Chair

Former Townsville Mayor Les Tyrell appointed new NQ Dry Tropics Chair The NQ Dry Tropics Board has a new Chair, following the appointment of Les Tyrell OAM, former Mayor of Townsville and Thuringowa City Councils. He takes over from Mark Stoneman AM, who served with...
Grant funds recording of Indigenous history

Grant funds recording of Indigenous history

Grant funds recording of Indigenous history at Murdering Lagoon Murdering Lagoon, as the name suggests, has a dark history. Located on Vine Creek Station, south of Charters Towers, it was the scene of some brutal killings in 1864, an account of which is written in a...
Major Integrated Project – Burdekin

Major Integrated Project – Burdekin

Graziers to design land condition, pasture cover and productivity solutions A new multi-million dollar natural resource management program will give graziers from the Bowen, Broken and Bogie (BBB) River catchments the opportunity to say how projects to improve land...
Reef Trust New Funding Package

Reef Trust New Funding Package

New funding package worth $11.8 million to support cane farmers and the Reef Burdekin and Wet Tropics sugar cane farmers can bid for funding of up to $500,000 to reduce nitrogen levels in water leaving their farms and entering the Great Barrier Reef Lagoon. The...