Frequently Asked Questions

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FAQ

1. How long is the program? The Mackay Whitsunday Water Quality Program is a four-year program which commenced in January 2020.

2. What is the aim of the program? The aim of the MWWQP is to achieve an enduring reduction in the long-term end-of-catchment pesticide and nutrient loads from the priority Plane and Pioneer creek catchments.

3. What area does the MWWQP cover? The MWWQP covers the Plane Creek and Pioneer catchment areas in the Mackay and Whitsunday region. For clarification on catchment boundaries please view the map below. 

4. How do I find out whether I’m eligible for the program? For information on eligibility please contact Stacey Corrie, Project Officer (Sustainable Agriculture) on 0436 916 873 or stacey.corrie@reefcatchments.com

5. What types of activities occur within the program? Activities include nutrient and pesticide management plans, in field assessments, water quality monitoring and equipment assessment and upgrades via small grants.

6. I’ve previously been involved in a similar water quality program, does this make me ineligible? Not necessarily. Please contact Stacey Corrie, Project Officer (Sustainable Agriculture) on 0436 916 873 or stacey.corrie@reefcatchments.com for information about eligibility.

7. Who can I contact for more information? For more information please contact Stacey Corrie, Project Officer (Sustainable Agriculture) on 0436 916 873 or stacey.corrie@reefcatchments.com.