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Posted on May 9th, 2022

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Posted on April 14th, 2022

Pandanus expert Joel Fostin is known among coastal councils, conservation […]

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Evidence of a job well done

Posted on April 11th, 2022

Delayed and uncertain return on investment is a well-known obstacle […]

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Tunuba (Fitzroy River) rubbish reduced by 628kg

Posted on April 7th, 2022

What a way for 24 dedicated volunteers to spend a […]

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Seagrass Restoration Mission in Full Swing

Posted on March 29th, 2022

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Local Koalas in good hands

Posted on March 1st, 2022

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FBA check in on the OGRES at Mt Etna

Posted on February 14th, 2022

Two years ago, we touched base with a bunch of […]

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Stream Bank Stabilisation Project Tested by Recent Rain

Posted on February 2nd, 2022

The Fitzroy Basin, in Central Queensland, drains into the Great […]

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A sustainable central Queensland is up to all of us

Posted on February 2nd, 2022

Central Queensland’s Sustainability Strategy 2030 (CQSS2030) is a roadmap to […]

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New tool released to celebrate wetlands

Posted on February 2nd, 2022

To celebrate World Wetlands Day, Fitzroy Basin Association has released […]

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New BOM Forecast Tools Help Wet Season Planning

Posted on January 25th, 2022

Fitzroy Basin Association (FBA) has provided feedback in the development […]

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Fox den numbers on decline

Posted on December 1st, 2021

FBA partnership coordinator Dan Rea has been working with Queensland […]

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Marine turtle watching – community guidelines

Posted on November 17th, 2021

Recreational activities on beaches have the potential to negatively impact […]

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FBA’s 2020-21 Annual Report

Posted on November 10th, 2021

We are proud to announce the launch of our 2020-21 […]

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Cap Coast weed dilemma solved by smart collaboration

Posted on November 4th, 2021

Weed management is a prickly topic on the Capricorn Coast […]

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How community effort helps FBA reach its objectives

Posted on November 2nd, 2021

Our community rely on clean air and water for an […]

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Field day highlights the outcomes to be achieved through the Great Barrier Reef Water Quality program

Posted on August 24th, 2021

A recent field trip to Catchment Solution’s large-scale restoration project […]

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Team Turtle CQ Monitoring Program Tracking Progress 2020 – 2021

Posted on August 18th, 2021

The success of Team Turtle CQ (TTCQ) is due to […]

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Plastic ban Springs into action.

Posted on August 5th, 2021

Half of all plastic produced in the world is designed […]

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Custom built landholder tool offers a glimpse of the future

Posted on July 29th, 2021

Science tells us that trees in a paddock provide benefits […]

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Second seagrass training and restoration event completed

Posted on July 26th, 2021

On 26 June, FBA and CQUniversity were joined by 26 […]

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Community grants support environmental care

Posted on July 13th, 2021

Getting on top of our local environment and keeping it […]

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Stopping sediment – how land managers are helping to improve the health of the Great Barrier Reef

Posted on June 29th, 2021

A $19.6 million investment under the Reef Trust Partnership aims […]

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Basking brings turtles to our attention

Posted on June 29th, 2021

It’s no coincidence that during green sea turtle basking season, […]

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Fitzroy Integrated Science Forum keeps stakeholders updated

Posted on June 28th, 2021

Extension officers, industry, government, Natural Resource Management (NRM) organisations, Landcare […]

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Team Turtle CQ volunteers turn in record numbers

Posted on June 9th, 2021

Much of the information known about marine turtles in the […]

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FBA wins hearts and minds at Beef2021

Posted on May 20th, 2021

Record-breaking attendance at this year’s Beef Australia was testimony that […]

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Capricorn Coast Community Action Plan launched

Posted on March 31st, 2021

A bold collaboration between Fitzroy Basin Association (FBA) and Capricornia […]

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Science week $5000 grants

Posted on March 30th, 2021

A great celebration of all things science is Australia’s National […]

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Traditional Aboriginal burning in modern day land management

Posted on March 18th, 2021

Within current Australian fire management, the discussion of risk and […]

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Capricorn Coast unusual post-hatchling turtle stranding event

Posted on February 22nd, 2021

A number of post-hatchling flatback turtles have been found dead […]

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A CQ Guide to Beach Safety

Posted on December 17th, 2020

Located at the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef […]

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Capricorn Coast Creates a Community Action Plan

Posted on December 15th, 2020

FBA, in partnership with Capricornia Catchments, is currently undergoing a […]

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$4 Million invested into the Fitzroy Region’s Coastal Ecosystems

Posted on November 24th, 2020

The Australian Government’s Reef Trust is providing $4 million to […]

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Marine Turtles Dig the Dark!

Posted on October 21st, 2020

Marine turtle season is underway and there is one key […]

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Community comes together to fight Cat’s Claw

Posted on September 23rd, 2020

Thousands of tiny beetles have been carefully raised by Gidarjil […]

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2019-2020 National Landcare Program Highlights

Posted on September 15th, 2020

The 2019-2020 financial year was another fantastic year for Fitzroy […]

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National Volunteer Week 2020

Posted on May 25th, 2020

National Volunteer Week is an annual celebration that acknowledges the […]

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From clipboard to BioCollect App – TTCQ continues to grow

Posted on May 1st, 2020

Moving from a clipboard to the Atlas of Living Australia’s […]

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Natural desalination plant prepares farm for dry future

Posted on March 4th, 2020

The ingenuity of a natural desalination plant at High Valley […]

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After the flames – Aussie landscape and volunteers prove their resilience

Posted on February 24th, 2020

Located in central Queensland, Australia, Mount Etna Caves National Park […]

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Capricorn & Curtis Coast Hatchling Viewing Guide

Posted on January 14th, 2020

From December to March each year, central Queensland beaches erupt […]

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2019 in Review – FBA’s Major Achievements

Posted on December 17th, 2019

2019 was another fantastic year for FBA. Here are some […]

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Fitzroy Reef Champions secure four awards

Posted on December 3rd, 2019

PIRATES, producers and extension officers were congratulated for their commonalities […]

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FBA shows CQUniversity students how to heal eroding gullies

Posted on November 28th, 2019

Seven CQUniversity students studying courses in Conservation, Land Management and […]

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FBA’s 2018-19 Annual Report

Posted on October 30th, 2019

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A Day of Celebrations – FBA’s AGM & Streambank Stabilisation Project unveiled

Posted on October 30th, 2019

Thursday, 17 October was a day of celebration for Fitzroy […]

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3639 cigarettes find a home in CQ drains

Posted on September 26th, 2019

There’s only one difference between a Chupa-Chup and a cotton […]

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The Curtis Coast Carers

Posted on August 6th, 2019

Over the last four months, 805.6 hours of volunteer work […]

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Drain Buddies installed across Yeppoon, Gladstone and Rockhampton

Posted on July 15th, 2019

Humans are responsible for 100% of marine debris, and locally, […]

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Community grant uncovers local flying fox lover and community hero

Posted on March 27th, 2019

Most eight-year-olds despise needles, let alone choose to have four, […]

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Success for Low Stress Stock Handling workshop

Posted on March 19th, 2019

Over 25 landholders came together earlier last week to learn […]

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Community Groups set to make big changes

Posted on March 14th, 2019

Fitzroy Basin Association Inc. (FBA) has awarded $60,000 in community […]

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Volunteer group removes 500kg of weeds in one weekend

Posted on February 28th, 2019

Last weekend, a group of 18 dedicated volunteers from North […]

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Team Turtle CQ Success

Posted on February 11th, 2019

  Team Turtle CQ members have had a busy 2019 […]

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Graziers head to the Reef

Posted on December 12th, 2018

Reef Trust 1 graziers from the Fitzroy region were showcased […]

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2018 in Review – FBA’s Major Achievements

Posted on December 10th, 2018

2018 was a huge year for Fitzroy Basin Association Inc. […]

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Three long term projects deliver success across the region

Posted on December 10th, 2018

2018 marks the conclusion of several long-term projects lead by […]

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FBA celebrates the launch of its second history book

Posted on November 29th, 2018

To encapsulate 21-years of protecting natural resources Fitzroy Basin Association […]

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2018 sees a huge growth in cropping projects

Posted on November 29th, 2018

2018 has been a busy year for FBA’s cropping team […]

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Help Marine Turtles Survive this Nesting Season

Posted on November 20th, 2018

Marine turtles have roamed the oceans and beaches for over […]

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Fitzroy NRM Region proud to host 5 Reef Champion finalists!

Posted on October 31st, 2018

Across five categories, five finalists of the 2018 Reef Champion […]

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FBA celebrates 21 years with events across the region

Posted on October 15th, 2018

After 21 years of conserving, maintaining and improving 156,700 sq […]

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Advanced Livestock Handling workshop a game changer for Fitzroy grazier

Posted on September 17th, 2018

Fitzroy grazier Rhys Daniels says that prior to attending Advanced […]

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Are you living in a fish friendly neighbourhood?

Posted on April 18th, 2018

Fishing is a favourite past-time for many, and seafood and […]

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FBA Prickly Acacia project delivers outstanding results

Posted on February 28th, 2018

Local landholder efforts over the duration of a five-year weed […]

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10 ways to protect the GBR in International Year of the Reef 2018

Posted on February 12th, 2018

Stop being disposable Eliminating single use plastic is the easiest […]

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Five Rocks Beach Clean Up 2017

Posted on December 12th, 2017

ONE weekend, 67 volunteers and in excess of 1 tonne […]

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Achieving great things for our reef, our region, our future – Part 4

Posted on November 28th, 2017

This November we’ve shared 4 short case studies that showcase […]

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Fitzroy graziers named leaders in Reef Sediment reduction

Posted on November 23rd, 2017

DAN Bishop has been announced as the 2017 recipient for […]

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Team Turtle CQ needs you!

Posted on November 20th, 2017

Marine turtles may have a hard shell – yet it […]

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Achieving great things for our reef, our region, our future – Part 1

Posted on November 7th, 2017

On the back of our latest Annual Report, we thought […]

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Bridled Nail-Tail Wallaby numbers double

Posted on September 7th, 2017

“Extinct” Bridled Nail-Tail Wallaby doubles its numbers in Taunton National […]

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FLOW and FBA proud to host CQ’s first Augmented Reality Sandbox

Posted on August 10th, 2017

To celebrate National Science Week, FLOW and FBA this week […]

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Celebrating trees at Mt Etna for a battier, fruitier future

Posted on June 26th, 2017

On Saturday 20 project volunteers and Queensland Parks and Wildlife […]

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FLOW celebrates their fifth birthday

Posted on March 28th, 2017

Today Fitzroy Basin Association (FBA) welcomed Sacred Heart students to […]

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Over 5,000 trees planted at Mt Etna revegetation site

Posted on December 20th, 2016

If you’ve ever planted a tree in your backyard, you […]

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Record-breaking milestone for Fitzroy River Turtles

Posted on December 12th, 2016

It has been another successful year for local freshwater turtle […]

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Community groups committed to supporting our environment

Posted on October 4th, 2016

Fitzroy Basin Association (FBA) has awarded community grants to organisations […]

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Community resilience program recognised in State awards

Posted on September 22nd, 2016

A program that empowered Fitzroy Basin communities and organisations to […]

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$500,000 fish ladder launched at Fitzroy Barrage improves habitat connectivity

Posted on May 23rd, 2016

An innovative fishway installed at the Fitzroy River Barrage in […]

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Totally Wild film crew turns their lens to Fitzroy Basin projects

Posted on May 16th, 2016

The Fitzroy Basin region is home to rare wildlife, leading […]

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Recording traditional ecological knowledge – Corio Bay

Posted on April 29th, 2016

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FBA launches Plan to protect the Reef and improve water quality

Posted on February 22nd, 2016

Through funding from the Australian Government’s Reef Programme, FBA has […]

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Marine Turtle report: a first for the region!

Posted on December 8th, 2015

In a first for the Capricorn and Curtis coasts, Fitzroy […]

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First trees planted in Mt Etna 20 Million Trees project

Posted on November 18th, 2015

A committed team of 30 volunteers have planted 900 plants […]

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Discover sensational Sandy Point

Posted on November 3rd, 2015

One of our region’s most spectacular coastal locations is not […]

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Spending time on the business message that hits home for 1,000th Grazing BMP enterprise

Posted on September 18th, 2015

Amy and Richard Holcombe bought Kinma, a 1,610ha grazing operation […]

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Grazier reaps rewards of long-term commitment to sustainability

Posted on August 20th, 2015

When Chris Hensley and his wife Nina bought Peak Vale […]

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Community-led environmental efforts boosted with fresh funds

Posted on August 5th, 2015

Do you live in Gladstone, Rockhampton or on the Capricorn […]

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Fitzroy Basin water quality scores high in new Agricultural Use Report

Posted on June 29th, 2015

The Fitzroy Partnership for River Health today released its 2013-14 […]

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Thousands of trees to help restore Mt Etna National Park ecosystem

Posted on June 19th, 2015

A new rehabilitation project will improve the condition and extent […]

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Shy dolphin takes the spotlight in new children’s book

Posted on March 23rd, 2015

They might be shy and like to hide, but Australian […]

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Have your say on CQ’s future

Posted on January 9th, 2015

The draft Central Queensland Sustainability Strategy (CQSS:2030) has been released […]

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Grazing BMP set to expand with new 3 year commitment to program funding

Posted on November 4th, 2014

Fitzroy Basin Association Inc. (FBA) Chief Executive Officer Paul Birch […]

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Capella graziers among the first in line as Accredited Producers

Posted on October 23rd, 2014

With a long-held commitment to ongoing education and learning, Capella […]

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Discover sensational Sandy Point these school holidays

Posted on September 29th, 2014

One of the region’s most spectacular locations will be open […]

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Humpback whales make their first appearance in Keppel Bay

Posted on July 7th, 2014

Humpback whales are arriving in Keppel Bay, near Yeppoon on […]

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Coastal blitz to clear marine debris from 1,000km of coastline

Posted on May 30th, 2014

It is ambitious and it is happening on beaches from […]

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Feedback sought on Capricorn and Curtis Coasts water quality objectives

Posted on May 22nd, 2014

The period for making submissions on this project closed 16 […]

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Final chance: Capricorn-Curtis Coast environmental values submissions

Posted on April 8th, 2014

Don’t miss the opportunity to have a final say on […]

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100th grazier completes Best Management Practices program

Posted on March 21st, 2014

The Grazing Best Management Practices (Grazing BMP) program has reached […]

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Alby Wooler: President and Junior Landcare Coordinator for Capricorn Coast Landcare Group

Posted on March 5th, 2014

In the late 1980s Alby Wooler was so impressed with […]

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Make a difference, help clean up our important creeks

Posted on February 26th, 2014

Clean Up Australia Day is synonymous with the spirit of […]

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Big year ahead for Fitzroy Basin

Posted on January 9th, 2014

Almost $10M will be invested in the Fitzroy Basin in […]

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Australia’s largest streambank stabilisation project

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Supporting landholders to save their soils and the reef

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Creating a legacy future generations will be proud to inherit

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Improving productivity – bringing rotational grazing goal to fruition

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Tackling feral pigs together increases effectiveness

Posted on January 29th, 2020

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Land managers band together to control wild dogs

Posted on January 29th, 2020

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Wetland protection case study

Posted on January 29th, 2020

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Marine debris case study

Posted on January 29th, 2020

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Coast dune restoration case study

Posted on January 29th, 2020

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Wetlands and coastal scrub species just a few of the winners arising from dune restoration

Posted on January 29th, 2020

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From the beach to the bush: A young person’s perspective on caring for the environment

Posted on January 23rd, 2020

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Building Resilience – Cyclone Flood Recovery

Posted on January 23rd, 2020

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Swarm Farm commercial launch

Posted on January 23rd, 2020

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Five Rocks Clean Up 2016

Posted on January 23rd, 2020

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Fish hotels

Posted on January 23rd, 2020

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CQ graziers talk about why FBA programs matter to them

Posted on January 22nd, 2020

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A Masterclass with Joel Salatin

Posted on January 22nd, 2020

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Five Rocks Beach Clean Up 2018

Posted on January 22nd, 2020

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Five Rocks Beach Clean Up 2017

Posted on January 22nd, 2020

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Fitzroy Basin Association’s History – Part 1, 2 & 3

Posted on January 22nd, 2020

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Regenerative Agriculture case study

Posted on January 22nd, 2020

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Annual Report 17-18

Posted on January 21st, 2020

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FBA IYOR poster

Posted on January 20th, 2020

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Take 3 for the Sea – Are there microplastics in our waterways?

Posted on January 20th, 2020

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FBA Catchment Poster

Posted on January 20th, 2020

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Turtley awesome facts

Posted on January 16th, 2020

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Field guide

Posted on January 16th, 2020

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Posted on January 16th, 2020

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Posted on January 16th, 2020

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