Juliane has a Bachelor of Science (Earth & Environmental) and is enthusiastic about making a significant contribution to managing and protecting natural resources.
Prior to joining Reef Catchments, Juliane worked for seven years in an engineering consultancy as an Environmental Assessor. With regards to natural resource management, she was engaged in various paid and volunteering positions including mine rehabilitation, dune rehabilitation, maintaining and restoring native bushland, and fauna monitoring.
Since 2016, Julia was involved with Great Barrier Reef Marine Parks before she started work with Reef Catchments initially supporting the Coasts and Biodiversity sector and then merged into her role as the Sustainable Agriculture Project Officer, where she has been involved with sugar cane, grazing, forestry, fisheries, and horticulture industries. Juliane was able to build strong connections, and, together with farmers, promoted sustainable agriculture, and soil health, as well as improving water quality and land condition in the Mackay Whitsunday Isaac region.
Between 2017 and 2021, Juliane worked in the role of the Regional Agriculture Landcare Facilitator (RALF) where she focused on advising, facilitating, and coordinating various stakeholders in the planning and implementation of strategic projects and the promotion of NRM activities.
After a break, Julia returned in 2022 as the Coordinator for the Sustainable Agriculture team where she will continue her work to support sustainable production in the Mackay Whitsunday Isaac region through strategic planning and innovative thinking while maintaining communication channels with her many landholder, industry, and government networks.