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Change to our phone system

We have recently had a change to our phone system. Direct landlines to staff are no longer in ...
Colin Creighton.

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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Coastcare newsletters new and old

Coasts and Communities E-news 2020 SPRING 2020 WINTER 2020 AUTUMN 2020 SUMMER 2020 2019 SPRING 2019 WINTER 2019 ...
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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 ...
Virus.

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 ...
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What Reef Catchments has achieved

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

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 ...
Close up of cane.

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 ...
Underwater photograph of coral.

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 ...
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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 ...

Communications

This communications update, presented to the RCL July 2019 Board Meeting, noted numerous events which were organised and ...