More news related to Fitzroy Basin Association’s History – Part 1, 2 & 3

Fitzroy Water Quality Program – E-magazine out now!

Posted on June 18th, 2024

Read about the on-ground projects delivered as part of the […]

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Why this grazier wants more trees in the paddock

Posted on June 12th, 2024

For central Queensland grazier Anna Radel, establishing more tree coverage […]

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NEW VIDEO – FBA Creek Rehabilitation Project

Posted on June 10th, 2024

Our Waterway’s team have not only been busy completing our […]

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Inspiring the Next Generation

Posted on June 7th, 2024

Protecting our region’s land and sea is vital for the […]

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Growing Resilience at Mt Elsa – A GRASS Project

Posted on April 4th, 2024

Landholder Steve Farmer and his family are no first-timers when […]

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Hyacinth Recovery and Reuse Pilot: Making compost out of weeds

Posted on March 20th, 2024

A pilot project is experimenting with harvesting an invasive, fast-spreading […]

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Celebrating World Wetlands Day at FBA

Posted on February 1st, 2024

When we think of wetlands we often think of swamps, […]

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January 2024 Update: The Fitzroy Water Quality Program

Posted on January 17th, 2024

The Great Barrier Reef Foundation’s Fitzroy Water Quality Program aims to stop […]

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Community, Connection and Investment FBA’s 2023 Highlights

Posted on November 21st, 2023

As we near the end of the year, the Fitzroy […]

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Restoring Fish Passage: A Triumph for Freshwater Ecosystems

Posted on September 12th, 2023

In the heart of the Fitzroy Basin lies a vital […]

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New Sediment Saving Project to Protect the Reef

Posted on August 10th, 2023

Central Queensland’s natural resource management organisation, Fitzroy Basin Association (FBA) […]

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Farmers Talk Trees at Field Days and Forums

Posted on July 27th, 2023

Land managers and native trees are gradually becoming a package […]

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Endangered CQ Species Features in New Video

Posted on July 5th, 2023

We’re proud to release a new educational video that puts […]

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Grazing Naturally Workshop a Success!

Posted on June 26th, 2023

In early June, FBA hosted a ‘Grazing Naturally’ workshop at […]

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Three NEW Project Snapshots

Posted on June 22nd, 2023

We have produced three project snapshots to celebrate recent achievements. […]

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June 2023 Update: The Fitzroy Water Quality Program

Posted on June 20th, 2023

The Great Barrier Reef Foundations (GBRF) Fitzroy Water Quality Program […]

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Inspiring the Next Generation

Posted on May 15th, 2023

Thanks to an FBA Community Grant, Stanwell State School has […]

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First Nations Groups Unite to Drive Change in the Health of People and Country across the Fitzroy Region

Posted on February 22nd, 2023

36 First Nations People assembled in Rockhampton this week with […]

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Lake Pleasant – Building Drought Resilience

Posted on February 14th, 2023

At the end of 2020, Justine and Matt McLeod’s property, […]

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Saving the Critically Endangered Kroombit Tinkerfrog from Extinction!

Posted on January 9th, 2023

Kroombit tinkerfrogs (Taudactylus pleione) are a very small, critically endangered […]

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An Update: The Fitzroy Water Quality Program

Posted on December 19th, 2022

The Great Barrier Reef Foundations (GBRF) Fitzroy Water Quality Program […]

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Meliora Park – Beginning Takes one Step – A GRASS project

Posted on December 19th, 2022

Luke Crumblin and Kristy Herrod are the proud new owners […]

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CQ Seagrass Regeneration Project wins Reef Community Champion Award

Posted on December 1st, 2022

Last night the 2022 Reef Champion awards were announced, and […]

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AN FBA PROJECT SNAPSHOT -Lower Fitzroy streambank stabilisation project

Posted on November 1st, 2022

The People Behind the Project Erosion Site IdentifiedWatching his property […]

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Huge Efforts by Volunteers!

Posted on October 27th, 2022

The last two months have seen some amazing efforts from […]

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Turtles about, so lights out!

Posted on October 19th, 2022

Central Queensland is home to six of the world’s seven […]

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Field day reveals preliminary results of drought resilience trials

Posted on September 6th, 2022

Goovigen producers Matt and Justine McLeod opened their property in […]

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FBA’s Farming for the Future Forum

Posted on August 11th, 2022

Building resilience through Agriculture In mid-July 2022 the inaugural FBA’s […]

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Face-to-Face at the CQ 2022 Big Data Forum

Posted on June 2nd, 2022

FBA’s recent successful Big Data Forum attracted over 100 local […]

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Step by step instructions for downloading and using the BioCollect app

Posted on May 18th, 2022

The following instructions make it simple to get up and […]

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BioCollect app for koala data will improve species survival

Posted on May 18th, 2022

A citizen science smartphone app for collecting and sharing data […]

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Phenomenal pandanus planting event proves the power of volunteers

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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Official Launch of the TNQ Drought Hub’s Fitzroy Node

Posted on March 30th, 2022

A range of new supports will see the Fitzroy region […]

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Tree video trilogy turns the tables on grazing paradigm

Posted on March 10th, 2022

FBA has produced a series of three videos shedding light […]

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Local Koalas in good hands

Posted on March 1st, 2022

The Clarke-Connors Range is one of the largest wilderness areas […]

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Collaboration Brings Back Endangered Bridled Nail-tailed Wallaby

Posted on February 16th, 2022

The stunning bridled nail-tailed wallaby (BNTW) was believed to be […]

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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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Three more feral pigs collared at Mt Hutton

Posted on February 1st, 2022

Fitzroy Basin Association (FBA) have been working with Southern Queensland […]

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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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Check out FBA’s new logo

Posted on December 1st, 2021

FBA’s logo has undergone a change to elements of its […]

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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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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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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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Funds to improve farm infrastructure and pasture in Mackenzie

Posted on June 2nd, 2021

Are you a landholder in the Mackenzie region wanting financial, […]

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Action towards deliberate and meaningful change

Posted on May 27th, 2021

‘More than a word’ serves as a powerful reminder to […]

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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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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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$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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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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Meet the Fitzroy region’s Climate Mate – Dan!

Posted on September 14th, 2020

We are proud to announce that FBA’s Science Engagement Officer […]

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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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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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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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Yeppoon at the centrestage for 2018 Reef Champion Awards

Posted on December 3rd, 2018

Yeppoon Town Hall recently hosted an awards ceremony celebrating landholders, […]

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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More resources related to Fitzroy Basin Association’s History – Part 1, 2 & 3

Fitzroy Water Quality Program – E-magazine 

Posted on June 20th, 2024

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Native Trees in Agricultural Systems – Case Study

Posted on June 12th, 2024

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GRASS – Case Study

Posted on April 8th, 2024

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2022-23 Annual Report

Posted on November 21st, 2023

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Protecting and enhancing high value fish habitats across central Queensland’s coast

Posted on April 4th, 2023

A snapshot of the Fisheries Habitat Restoration Program.

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Bringing back the endangered bridled nail-tailed wallaby at Taunton National Park (Scientific) through effective predator control

Posted on February 16th, 2022

The core BNTW population estimated by CMR data increased by […]

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2020-21 Annual Report

Posted on November 10th, 2021

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Grazing Resilience and Sustainable Solutions (GRASS) program Case Study

Posted on April 19th, 2021

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Annual Report 19-2020

Posted on October 15th, 2020

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2019 – 2020 Community Participation Highlights

Posted on September 10th, 2020

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2019 – 2020 Enhancing Threatened Ecological Communities Highlights

Posted on September 10th, 2020

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2019 – 2020 Regional Agricultural Landcare Facilitator Highlights

Posted on September 10th, 2020

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2019 – 2020 Sustainable Agriculture Highlights

Posted on September 10th, 2020

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Grassroots Magazine

Posted on September 8th, 2020

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Innovative Agriculture Case Study

Posted on August 3rd, 2020

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Australia’s largest streambank stabilisation project

Posted on February 11th, 2020

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Delivering NRM outcomes in the Fitzroy Region since 1997

Posted on February 11th, 2020

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Supporting landholders to save their soils and the reef

Posted on February 11th, 2020

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Creating a legacy future generations will be proud to inherit

Posted on February 11th, 2020

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Improving productivity – bringing rotational grazing goal to fruition

Posted on January 29th, 2020

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

Posted on January 29th, 2020

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Fitzroy Basin Association Inc. Celebrating our 21-year Journey

Posted on January 23rd, 2020

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The Fitzroy Basin: Heart of Queensland

Posted on January 23rd, 2020

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Connecting to country near Springsure with Linda Black

Posted on January 23rd, 2020

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Gawula with Sally Vea Vea

Posted on January 23rd, 2020

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Native Wells on the central Highlands with Lindsay Black

Posted on January 23rd, 2020

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Bush Tucker on Mount Archer with Billy Mann

Posted on January 23rd, 2020

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Carnarvon Gorge with Fred Conway

Posted on January 23rd, 2020

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The Fitzroy River with Billy Mann

Posted on January 23rd, 2020

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Building Resilience – Cyclone Flood Recovery

Posted on January 23rd, 2020

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Fitzroy Water Quality Improvement Plan – Environment

Posted on January 23rd, 2020

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Fitzroy Water Quality Improvement Plan

Posted on January 23rd, 2020

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Swarm Farm commercial launch

Posted on January 23rd, 2020

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Fish hotels

Posted on January 23rd, 2020

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Improving fish passage in the Fitzroy Basin

Posted on January 23rd, 2020

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We ask several CQ graziers why they’re on the land

Posted on January 22nd, 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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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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Wetland Case Study

Posted on January 16th, 2020

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Wetland case study

Posted on January 16th, 2020

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Educational FBA paddock to reef resources

Posted on July 3rd, 2019

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