Coasts & Biodiversity

Community responds in a big way! Operation Target Tilapia

Eager anglers - Tim and Bowen Ey pulled up a catfish at Operation Target Tilapia. To view a ...

31,000 fish all in a day’s work

Tens of thousands of fish have been recorded flowing through constructed fishways in Mackay. Fisheries ecologists say the ...
Beach scene.

2017 Coastcare photography competition results

Congratulations to all the winners in the 2017 Coastcare photography competition. The winner of the senior section is ...

Catchment loads monitoring

The Great Barrier Reef (GBR) Catchments Loads Monitoring Program, monitors the annual loads of pollutants (sediments, pesticides and ...

Clean up Australia day – Conway and Wilsons beach

Thanks to Barry Nolan (QPWS), Bren Fuller (WRC), and Cath Campbell (WCL) for their involvement in the event.  ...

Millions available for Great Barrier Reef ideas

Expressions of interest are now open for innovators to share their ideas on water treatment system technology and ...

Marine life on your mind

More than 78 lucky senior students from Mackay and the Whitsundays have participated in a marine conservation expedition ...

Photo competition winners for 2016

Competition winners capture the beauty of our Coast With more than 50 entries in the Capture your Coast ...

October 25, 2015 – Town Beach

The GBR clean up on 25 October at Town Beach, Iluka Park resulted in a haul of 145 ...

Young ‘turtles’ take to the beach to find out more about conservation

Reef Catchments coastal officer, Olivia Brodhurst, helps young marine lovers learn more. From left front - Daniel Beams, ...
Man underwater.

Students of the sea

The Marine Classroom Program offers students an unforgettable learning experience. It’s not your everyday classroom, but the Great ...
Revegetation on sand dunes.

Conway Beach conservation efforts off to a flying start

Treated prickly pear and revegetation in a degraded open patch in Conway Reserve. The Conway Beach Reserve has ...