Water

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 ...

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 ...
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 ...
Treatment train.

The quality of water

Read all about it! The Water Quality Summary for 2017-2019 for the Bakers Creek repair site has just ...

Oaky Creek Disaster Recovery Project

Oaky Creek community consultation - working with impacted stakeholders. Oaky Creek was a torrent of water as flooding ...

Tilapia found in Bowen

Native fish in Mullers Lagoon are vulnerable to the noxious Tilapia species. The pest was identified in the ...

A fishway in photos: Mackay Gooseponds Fishway Repair

Fishways are essential in improving connectivity and building a more sustainable and healthy native fish population. Fish migration ...

From little fish, big fish grow

Trent Power displays a good-sized barra. One of Queensland’s most high profile species, barramundi are among a wide ...

Baby barramundi ascending

Following recent fishway monitoring in the Mackay-Whitsunday region, sampling on Boundary Creek in the Rocky Dam Creek Catchment ...

Mackay fish face serious transit challenges

https://youtu.be/-30sRC-ko0Y Stefanie Wabnik, Reef Catchments Coasts and Biodiversity coordinator, and Matt Moore from Catchment Solutions take a look ...