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2019-2020 National Landcare Program Highlights

Posted on September 15th, 2020

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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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FBA’s response to COVID-19: safeguarding our community

Posted on March 18th, 2020

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Open the Gate forum brings global knowledge to Rockhampton

Posted on March 16th, 2020

Headlining names in soil health and grazing land management drew […]

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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

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Capricorn & Curtis Coast Hatchling Viewing Guide

Posted on January 14th, 2020

Our local beaches are currently crawling with the next generation […]

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FBA and Precision Agriculture releases strategic dryland cropping book

Posted on December 19th, 2019

A survey of central Queensland grain producers highlighted a keen […]

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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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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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FBA proud sponsors of Young Tech Bursaries to attend AgTeCH19

Posted on September 26th, 2019

AgTeCH19 is the leading innovation and technology event in Australia’s […]

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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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Tracking the TechConnect Tent

Posted on July 1st, 2019

Since its inception last year, our Glencore TechConnet Tent has […]

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Erosion Control Field Day with The Mulloon Institute Project Coordinator Peter Hazell

Posted on May 20th, 2019

Ten landholders from across the Fitzroy Basin gathered at a […]

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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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Tech in a tent takes to the Region

Posted on January 15th, 2019

Fitzroy Basin Association Inc. (FBA), in partnership with Glencore, unveiled […]

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2019 Community Grants now open!

Posted on December 13th, 2018

Do you have a bright idea to protect or restore […]

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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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Smart Farms Small Grants (Round 2)

Posted on November 26th, 2018

$5,000 to $20,000 grants are up for grabs for landholders […]

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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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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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Agriculture extension graduate Erin Baldwin embarks on Reef saving career

Posted on September 17th, 2018

Just one day after graduating from Deakin University, Erin Baldwin […]

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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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Fire training preserving culture at Aldoga

Posted on September 13th, 2018

Sophisticated fire management techniques were recently showcased in Aldoga, outside […]

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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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CQ graziers talk about the value of industry training

Posted on May 29th, 2018

Everybody learns. Eight of our Central Queensland graziers talk about […]

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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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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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NLP Smart Farms Small Grants up for grabs – closing 7 December 2017

Posted on November 9th, 2017

Applications for grants between $5,000 and $50,000 are now being […]

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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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FBA delivers $120 000 in Community Grants for the National Landcare Programme

Posted on August 17th, 2017

Fitzroy Basin Association Inc. (FBA) have awarded $120,000 in community […]

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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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Working dogs prove their value in CQ workshops

Posted on June 16th, 2017

  Fortifying the relationship between livestock and land management, a […]

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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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Sign unveiled at Mulambin Beach (Manuwi) preserves Darumbal culture

Posted on June 7th, 2017

THE unveiling of a new sign at Mulambin Beach (Manuwi) […]

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Pioneer of pasture cropping heads to CQ

Posted on May 25th, 2017

DEMONSTRATING the commitment of Fitzroy Basin Association (FBA) in delivering […]

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Community grants now open

Posted on March 27th, 2017

Have you got a great idea to help protect our […]

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New FBA program for grain growers

Posted on March 9th, 2017

Fitzroy Basin Association Inc. (FBA) is seeking expressions of interest […]

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Farm, feast and film – stories of farm diversification

Posted on February 28th, 2017

CQ landholders will have a unique opportunity to hear successful […]

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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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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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Community grants up for grabs

Posted on July 15th, 2016

Have you got a great idea to help protect our […]

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Grazing BMP Expo

Posted on July 11th, 2016

New Grazing BMP Expos are coming to Central Queensland, providing […]

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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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Swap the wifi for wildlife wonder

Posted on January 11th, 2016

Fitzroy Basin Association’s FLOW Visitor Centre is offering kids and […]

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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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Personalised visits help graziers prepare for Grazing BMP Accreditation

Posted on December 7th, 2015

When Sue and David Walmsley purchased Warm-ley in 2009, the […]

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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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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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Record attendance for Accelerated Grazing BMP program

Posted on October 30th, 2015

Record participant numbers at recent Accelerated Grazing Best Management Practices […]

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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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Support available for graziers wanting to improve profit and performance

Posted on October 7th, 2015

Your grazing business may have untapped potential. Fitzroy Basin Association […]

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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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Cure those winter blues at FLOW these school holidays

Posted on June 26th, 2015

The school holidays are here again and FLOW Visitors Centre […]

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CQUni and Fitzroy Basin Association helping teachers find science education paradise in Gladstone for Science Week

Posted on June 25th, 2015

Pre-service and in-service teachers from around Queensland will converge on […]

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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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Calling all grain growers wanting to innovate

Posted on June 3rd, 2015

Are you a grain grower wanting to learn more about […]

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Graziers invited to test their property’s water quality at Beef Week

Posted on April 27th, 2015

Fitzroy Partnership for River Health, a collective of organisations working […]

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Grazing inspiration session not to be missed

Posted on April 24th, 2015

It’s all about the beef this week, so Fitzroy Basin […]

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Finish school holidays with family fun at Kinka Wetlands Discovery Morning

Posted on April 14th, 2015

The annual Kinka Wetlands Discovery Morning is on again from […]

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Glencore supports agricultural industry with IT package

Posted on April 14th, 2015

Fitzroy Basin Association Inc. Chief Executive Paul Birch has today […]

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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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New Grazing BMP format designed for busy graziers

Posted on March 2nd, 2015

A new round of Grazing BMP workshops will be rolled […]

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Planning for a future of change

Posted on February 19th, 2015

Central Queensland is experiencing profound change in our communities, industries, […]

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World Wetlands Day – discover more at FLOW

Posted on February 2nd, 2015

Today is World Wetlands Day. Wetlands are the unsung heroes […]

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Changing faces of grazing have education at heart

Posted on January 22nd, 2015

In late December, a group of neighbouring graziers in the […]

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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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Grain grower raises the bar through innovation

Posted on December 19th, 2014

Emerald grain grower Rhys Daniels isn’t satisfied with meeting industry […]

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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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New drinking water reports help deliver a more complete picture for community

Posted on November 18th, 2014

In a first for the Fitzroy Basin, the Fitzroy Partnership […]

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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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Fitzroy Floodplain landholder funding available

Posted on October 23rd, 2014

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

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Innovative solutions to rundown pastures

Posted on October 21st, 2014

CQ graziers will learn practical and cutting edge techniques to […]

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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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Sponsorship to attend Landcare conference on offer

Posted on August 14th, 2014

This year’s conference is based around the theme of celebrating our […]

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Grains BMP opens up new way forward for Wandoan farmer

Posted on July 27th, 2014

A new way forward with the implementation of spray rig […]

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Students’ sustainability books on show at FLOW

Posted on July 4th, 2014

FLOW, Fitzroy Basin Association’s Visitor Centre in Rockhampton will host […]

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Workshops to provide solutions for pasture rundown

Posted on June 4th, 2014

Pasture productivity and rundown solutions for graziers will be tackled […]

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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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Grazing industry on front foot

Posted on May 25th, 2014

Instead of sitting on its hands the grazing industry 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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Healthy soils secrets at the bottom of a pit

Posted on May 6th, 2014

Fitzroy Basin Association Inc. (FBA) will run another series of […]

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Grazing industry on the front foot through BMP program

Posted on April 28th, 2014

Grazing BMP was the focus of attention for the wrong […]

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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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Landcare: 25 years on and still going strong

Posted on April 3rd, 2014

From humble beginnings in a small Victorian town to a […]

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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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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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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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New research project on nationally significant Queensland wetlands

Posted on February 11th, 2014

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

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FBA welcomes industry support for Grazing BMP

Posted on February 4th, 2014

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

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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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Getting the most out of what you have

Posted on October 23rd, 2013

Unlocking the secrets behind productive soil is vital for a […]

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Mutual benefits key to co-existence

Posted on October 23rd, 2013

Central Queensland needs to start setting the agenda – not […]

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Forum explores co-existence in CQ

Posted on October 9th, 2013

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

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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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Big week for Landcare and Weed busting!

Posted on August 30th, 2013

Landcare and Weedbusters week coincide next week so Fitzroy Basin […]

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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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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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New CORS network to connect CQ growers

Posted on April 29th, 2013

Central Queensland will soon be covered by a network of […]

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