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Vale – Colin Creighton

Col Creighton was instrumental in foundational activities and the vision for Reef Catchments. Col joined the Mackay Whitsunday ...

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Tourism operators reignite water quality monitoring program

Easing of COVID-19 restrictions has sparked a return to action for Whitsunday tour boat operators involved in a ...

Coping with the Current Health Alert

COVID-19 has presented a significant threat to our friends, families and businesses in our local communities. Reef Catchments ...

Offices closed

Both the Mackay and Proserpine offices of Reef Catchments are closed following recent updates regarding COVID-19. All staff ...

What Reef Catchments has achieved

Reef Catchments has worked alongside landholders and partner organisations since 2000. We are proud of our regional footprint ...

Record numbers of young barramundi found migrating into wetlands

Juvenile barramundi are on the move in the Mackay region. Recent monitoring of fish ladders situated in the ...

Reef Catchments to oversee major water quality improvement program

Local not-for-profit natural resource management organisation, Reef Catchments, will be overseeing an exciting four-year program which will benefit ...

Tourism operators turn into citizen scientists to monitor reef water quality

Tourism operators in the Whitsundays have begun collecting data in a citizen science project to keep track of ...

Topsoil expert is guest speaker at Healthy Soils Symposium

Reef Catchments is inviting primary producers and industry representatives along to an annual event promoting healthy soil within ...
McGuire’s manager Richard Baxter with the butt voting bin.

Mackay hotel patrons vote with their butts to help the environment

McGuire’s manager Richard Baxter with the butt voting bin.A well-known Mackay watering hole is using an unusual device ...
Reef Catchments sustainable grazing guide.

Update to Sustainable Grazing Guide released

Pasture management, ground cover and herd nutrition are just some of the topics updated in the 2018 Sustainable ...