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Posted on November 12th, 2020

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2019-2020 National Landcare Program Highlights

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Posted on September 14th, 2020

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National Volunteer Week 2020

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Open the Gate forum brings global knowledge to Rockhampton

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World Wetlands Day 2020

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2019 was Australia’s warmest and driest year on record making […]

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Capricorn & Curtis Coast Hatchling Viewing Guide

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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

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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

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How does erosion impact the reef?

Posted on August 8th, 2019

The river system which divides Rockhampton into north and south […]

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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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Students visit CQ for a lesson in natural resource management

Posted on July 9th, 2019

A group of 25 budding environmental scientists from the University […]

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Can better grazing practices really improve water quality on the Reef?

Posted on June 20th, 2019

Graziers across the Fitzroy are working hard to better their […]

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Don’t make migratory birds pay the price

Posted on May 11th, 2019

While they might have wings, seabirds cannot escape the threat […]

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National Landcare Program supports Koala Cameras

Posted on May 1st, 2019

Koalas in Goonderoo Reserve, located 40km south of Emerald, have […]

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Community grant uncovers local flying fox lover and community hero

Posted on March 27th, 2019

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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

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Help our hatchlings

Posted on January 17th, 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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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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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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Weevils: the biocontrol measure for weeds in the Fitzroy

Posted on September 13th, 2018

They may not look like much, but these fingernail-sized weevils […]

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eDNA tests return encouraging results in tilapia numbers across the Fitzroy Basin

Posted on July 31st, 2018

Highly specialised testing undertaken by Fitzroy Basin Association Inc. (FBA) […]

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Ten Ways Trees make a big difference

Posted on July 31st, 2018

Aussies are busy getting their hands dirty and reconnecting with […]

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Toilet bowl no place for fish

Posted on July 11th, 2018

To help stop our region’s waterway health from going down […]

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Caring for Police Creek

Posted on June 4th, 2018

Police Creek in the Gladstone region has a very high […]

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Caring for Moores Creek

Posted on June 4th, 2018

Moores Creek, filtering from Mount Archer, through North Rockhampton, into […]

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Caring for Fig Tree Creek

Posted on June 4th, 2018

Fig Tree Creek, which meanders through Yeppoon, has a residential […]

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10 ways to terminate tilapia!

Posted on May 23rd, 2018

Learn how to confidently identify the species Tilapia are an […]

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Posted on April 18th, 2018

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

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Cleaner air and lower your bills by switching off more often

Posted on March 26th, 2018

If you missed Earth Hour on Saturday night it’s not […]

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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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New project to protect Lower Fitzroy creek banks

Posted on January 25th, 2018

This year FBA is launching a new project through funding […]

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8 ways to… care for creeks from the backyard!

Posted on December 24th, 2017

1. Compost! It’s critical to dispose of lawn clippings and […]

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Fitzroy River Turtle nesting report for 2017

Posted on December 14th, 2017

Early December marks the end of nesting season for Central […]

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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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Project funded to protect Central Queensland’s Silver-headed Antechinus

Posted on December 8th, 2017

Through funding from the National Landcare Programme, FBA will be […]

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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 2

Posted on November 14th, 2017

FBA works with community groups, landholders and industry to improve […]

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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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Look out! Tilapia on the move!

Posted on August 8th, 2017

Following the significant flooding events experienced within the Basin in […]

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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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How to build a Porous Check Dam

Posted on June 23rd, 2017

In this short video, learn how to build two types […]

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Wetlands Assessments commence in the Fitzroy Basin

Posted on June 7th, 2017

WETLANDS across the Fitzroy Basin are being assessed as part of […]

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Have your say on draft environmental values and water quality objectives

Posted on March 15th, 2017

You are invited to have your say on draft environmental […]

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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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New ‘fish hotels’ to provide habitat for juvenile fish

Posted on December 9th, 2016

Proving that hotels are not just for humans, Fitzroy Basin […]

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FBA signs MOU with GreenCollar, carbon project developer

Posted on November 9th, 2016

JOINT RELEASE – FBA & GREENCOLLAR An MOU signed between […]

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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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New funds target gully erosion

Posted on July 7th, 2016

Actively eroding gullies on grazing properties in the Mackenzie, Theresa, […]

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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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Family fun with fish at Lake Callemondah

Posted on May 16th, 2016

Rivers free of barriers are vital to protecting fish that […]

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Recording traditional ecological knowledge – Corio Bay

Posted on April 29th, 2016

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FBA invites landholders to attend gully repair field days

Posted on April 1st, 2016

Gully repair will be the focus at a series of […]

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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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Endangered wallaby numbers positive despite drought in CQ

Posted on December 4th, 2015

Under the cover of darkness at Taunton National Park, 135 […]

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Record number of nests protected for threatened Fitzroy River Turtle

Posted on November 26th, 2015

When you’re tucked up safe in bed tonight spare a […]

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New gully repair projects document sediment savings in bid to save reef

Posted on November 23rd, 2015

A group of six Central Queensland graziers have put their […]

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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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Graziers reap the benefits of land management changes

Posted on November 11th, 2015

It might seem like a simple change, but by installing […]

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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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Free outdoor movie and twilight walks to raise awareness of waterway health

Posted on October 22nd, 2015

Have you ever wondered what the wildlife of Moores Creek […]

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Workshop reveals the science behind our local waterways

Posted on October 15th, 2015

Fluvial geomorphology sounds out of this world, however 17 participants […]

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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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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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Information flows with most up-to-date river health report

Posted on December 14th, 2014

The Fitzroy Partnership for River Health today released a comprehensive […]

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Fitzroy Floodplain landholder funding available

Posted on October 23rd, 2014

The Fitzroy Floodplain wetlands are recognised as a wetland of […]

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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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Research partnership reveals wetlands’ importance

Posted on September 15th, 2014

New research into the nationally significant Palm Tree and Robinson […]

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There’s nowhere to hide Tilapia!

Posted on August 13th, 2014

Researchers have the invasive fish Tilapia firmly in their sight […]

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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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Invasion alert – help stop the spread of Tilapia

Posted on May 26th, 2014

Tilapia, an invasive pest fish species has been found in […]

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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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Apply now for Reef Programme funding

Posted on April 15th, 2014

Expressions of interest are being sought from land managers to […]

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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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Global spotlight to shine on local creek conservation efforts

Posted on March 19th, 2014

Although it’s only small, locally important Fig Tree Creek, which […]

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Funding helps land managers make improvements to protect reef

Posted on March 3rd, 2014

Central Queensland‘s leading natural resource management group, Fitzroy Basin Association […]

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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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FBA welcomes Reef Rescue funding allocation

Posted on September 5th, 2013

Central Queensland’s leading natural resource management group Fitzroy Basin Association […]

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Reports highlight value of work with farmers & graziers

Posted on July 10th, 2013

Two reports were released today about the health of our […]

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Regional NRM Groups welcome $80m budget allocation

Posted on June 5th, 2013

Queensland’s Regional Natural Resource Management Groups, including central Queensland’s leading […]

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Fish territory expands thanks to ladder

Posted on April 29th, 2013

The Moores Creek fish ladder has expanded the territory for […]

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True collaboration to save endangered wallaby

Posted on April 29th, 2013

A team of dedicated scientists, land managers and conservationists are […]

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Book tells story of threatened bum breathing turtle!

Posted on April 29th, 2013

The Fitzroy River Turtle, a vulnerable species only found in […]

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Second Reef Report Card released

Posted on April 22nd, 2013

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