Funding opportunities

Digging Deeper Healthy Soils Symposium 2017

The annual HEALTHY SOILS SYMPOSIUM is a day focused on recognition of soil as a living medium. Our expert presenters will discuss how to maintain and enhance microbial activity in your soils to ensure productive yields on a long-term basis. With a mix of national expertise and local experience, this is a free workshop you don’t want to miss. […]

Grazing Field Day

Grazing Field Day 45 graziers ventured to the Trimble’s cattle property on the O’Connell River for a day of hands on learning, at the 2017 Grazing Field Day in March. The 114 hectare property is a showcase for what can be achieved through effective management practices. Weed control, especially of sicklepod, itch grass and Giant Rat’s Tail grass, has been a major focus […]

Bakers Creek Treatment Train – drone footage

This video shows fantastic drone footage of a large scale treatment train on a sugarcane property. The treatment train approach to improving water quality enables water to pass through multiple chambers to reduce nutrient, sediment and pesticides before exiting to the waterways.

O’CONNELL RIVER BANK STABILISATION PROJECT 2015

In an effort to reduce sediment and nutrient exports and improve aquatic health, Reef Catchments commissioned works to understand the location, cause and extent of channel erosion through the O’Connell River.

NORTH QUEENSLAND – Responding to Climate Change

Find out more about the potential impact of climate change in North Queensland and how we could adapt moving forward.

Sharing Our Stories: John and Phil Deguara

PROJECT CATALYST
John and Phil Deguara are part of a group forward-thinking farmers in our region who are making changes to make a difference – click on the link to hear their story.

Sharing Our Stories: Scott Simpson

PROJECT CATALYST: SHARING OUR STORIES
Scott Simpson is part of a group forward-thinking farmers in our region who are making changes to make a difference – click on the link to hear his story.

Sharing Our Stories: Rob Sluggett

PROJECT CATALYST | Cane farmers are improving water quality to help protect the Great Barrier Reef. Featured Trial: Rob Sluggett (Mackay Whitsunday region). Under the Project Catalyst program, cane farmers in catchment areas adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef are supported to make changes to reduce nutrient, fertiliser and pollutant runoff. To date, 78 innovation […]

Introducing Reef Catchments

Click here to find out more about Reef Catchments role in the Mackay Whitsunday Isaac region, and the wide range of Natural Resource Management projects and on-ground works currently underway.

Sharing Our Stories: Gerry Deguara

Under the Project Catalyst program, cane farmers in catchment areas adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef are working hard to make changes to reduce nutrient, fertiliser and pollutant runoff.
Click here to hear their stories.