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2019 – 2020 Enhancing Threatened Ecological Communities Highlights

National Landcare Program 2019-2020 Highlights

We are proud to share our major Enhanced Threatened Ecological Communities wins achieved by over the 2019-2020 financial year through the Australian Government's National Landcare program.


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2019 – 2020 Regional Agricultural Landcare Facilitator Highlights

National Landcare Program 2019-2020 Highlights

We are proud to share the major wins achieved by our Regional Agricultural Landcare Facilitator over the 2019-2020 financial year through the Australian Government's National Landcare program.


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2019 – 2020 Sustainable Agriculture Highlights

National Landcare Program 2019-2020 Highlights

We are proud to share our major sustainable agricultural wins achieved over the 2019-2020 financial year through the Australian Government's National Landcare program.


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Grassroots Magazine

Grassroots Magazine

Blade by blade, the Grassroots Magazine illustrates how 13 landholders have improved land condition on their central Queensland properties. Filled with beautiful images and heartfelt stories the magazine showcases what’s achievable in the Fitzroy region through regenerative agriculture and hard work.


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Gully Erosion Case Study

Raglan Station - Fitzroy

Raglan Station is a 16,919 hectare property sharing frontage onto Raglan Creek, a tributary flowing directly into the Fitzroy Delta. A highly erosive gully was present on the property, measuring depths of up to 10 metres and widths of up to 20 metres in some areas. The entire length of the gullied area spanned 241 metres. Fitzroy Basin Association Inc. (FBA), with funding through the Australian Government’s Reef Trust II Program, undertook a three-pronged approach to addressing


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Carbon Farming Flyer

Carbon Farming for central Queensland Landholders

Carbon farming is any agricultural practice that increases or preserves carbon in soil and vegetation. Scientists have observed that since the industrial revolution there is more carbon in the atmosphere. There are many benefits to be gained through carbon farming including increased productivity, income diversification, profitability and a healthier planet. By working with FBA, landholders have an opportunity to implement practices that increase and preserve carbon in plants and soils. The investment in carbon credits accrued through carbon farming is emerging as a priority for key industries such as transport, mining and aviation. The carbon market is providing a unique opportunity for landholders to improve their land condition as well as gain returns on productive, unproductive or unused land.


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Growing better Halting run-off in horticulture

Growing better Halting run-off in horticulture

Rainy weather in CQ in the last few years has been a boon for local wetlands, and the fish, birds and other wildlife that rely on them. One local grower is helping protect local natural beauty by reducing run-off from his property.


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Horticulture case study

Horticulture - Applying lessons learnt across industries

For seed sweet potato grower Eric Coleman, applying lessons learnt from grain growers has allowed him to improve his profitability by reducing his need for herbicides while also decreasing the amount of run-off generated by his farm.


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Natural sequence farming case study

Organic farmers spread word on natural sequence farming

The Wippells have been implementing Natural Sequence Farming (NSF) principles since 2009 on Nioka in an attempt to rehydrate the landscape.


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