Reef Rescue

Reef Programme: Year one

Funding covers EC Mapping, soil testing (additional to regulation) and $500 per grower for initial precision agriculture planning ...

Reef Report Card shows Mackay Whitsunday farmers help set the bar for improved reef health – but more focus needed on non-rural action

Farmers in Mackay and the Whitsundays have been flagged as leaders in the bid to improve water quality ...

Systems Repair projects a priority in Mackay and Whitsundays

A Systems Repair rehabilitation project, being implemented on the property of a Mackay cane farmer. From bank stabilisation ...

Sustainable farming and fishing come together at Ag Trade Life

Winning landholder Michael Attard (left) with Andrew Elworthy from Tackle World Mackay and Reef Catchments CEO, Rob Cocco. ...
Group of people listening to speaker.

Project Catalyst attracts leading ag and innovation experts to Mackay and Whitsundays

Global experts in sustainable agriculture and innovation are set to arrive in Mackay and the Whitsundays this February ...

New look Australian Government Reef Water Quality grants program for Mackay Whitsunday

Throughout 2014, Reef Catchments will be working with industry partners to deliver a new look Australian Government Reef ...
Group of people outside.

Launch of Reef Rescue – the next step

There was plenty to celebrate at the official launch of the next phase of Reef Rescue this October. ...
Cane in flower.

How much does a Reef Rescue application cost a cane farmer?

Reef Catchments recently commissioned CSIRO to undertake research into the total cost to sugarcane farmers of implementing Best ...
Sugar glider on fence.

Reef Rescue helps more than the reef

Each year thousands of native animals are caught in barbed wire fences around Australia, leading to permanent injury ...
Fence and paddock.

Reef Rescue grazing update

The Reef Rescue Grazing team has worked tirelessly to make the final year of Reef Rescue Grazing the ...
Coral underwater and fish.

Reef Rescue counts big wins

We are now in the final 6 months of Reef Rescue and it’s a good time to reflect ...

Reef Rescue 2, rural fire services support and more: October update from CEO Rob Cocco

Update from Reef Catchments CEO Rob Cocco.  Reef Rescue Phase 2 Last week Reef Catchments received correspondence from ...