Case Studies

As Central Queensland’s leading natural resource management (NRM) group, we work to protect the Fitzroy Region’s special places and unique species, promote sustainable industries, enhance the health of waterways, and reduce the impacts our region has on the Great Barrier Reef.

To achieve our ambitious vision, we join forces with other organisations and people who have the expertise and knowledge to help us build a sustainable future for the Fitzroy Basin’s communities, environment and industries.

Here are just a few of the many and varied projects where we have helped make lasting and positive changes.

Jack and Liz Mayne first to be awarded Grazing BMP re-accreditation

Posted on July 10th, 2017

  Jack and Liz Mayne are the inaugural proprietors to […]

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Moura landholders tackle pig control together

Posted on July 4th, 2017

Scott and Kelly Becker, along with Scott’s parents Norman and […]

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Farnborough Beach Dune Restoration

Posted on June 29th, 2017

Four-wheel-drives and wind have contributed to significant amounts of erosion […]

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Addressing pasture rundown

Posted on July 26th, 2016

Soil testing and tailored support has helped these two graziers trial pasture rundown solutions.

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Innovations in grain growing

Posted on July 26th, 2016

With the support of FBA through funds from the Queensland Government’s Innovations Fund, these two grain growers were able to implement practice changes that improves their sustainability and profitability.

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Managing pests

Posted on July 4th, 2016

Managing and controlling pests helps protect the natural assets we rely on.

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Local projects improve water quality, protect Reef

Posted on April 1st, 2016

Sharing the projects and celebrating the achievements of those who decided to make a difference to the Great Barrier Reef while simultaneously improving productivity and profitability.

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Building Resilience – Ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald Flood Recovery

Posted on June 4th, 2015

In January 2013, excessive rain from Ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald—800mm over […]

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

Posted on October 21st, 2014

Completely opposite lifestyles and upbringings yet the girls discovered they are very similar after spending a day in each other’s shoes.

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Better beef businesses with Grazing BMP

Posted on May 29th, 2014

Robert Sherry and his wife Jane run Wahroonga, a 10,000 hectare cattle property in the Clarke Creek district approximately 200 kilometres north-west of Rockhampton. Wahroonga was the 100th grazing enterprise to complete the Grazing Best Management Practices (Grazing BMP) program.

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