- A cane grower reducing nitrogen use, a grazier undertaking erosion repair work, a cross-industry practice change project, and trailblazing reef extension officers are among the finalists in the 2019 Reef Champion Awards. Read the media statement and meet the finalists HERE.
- Farmers and organisations working in the Mackay-Whitsunday and Fitzroy regions are invited to put forward their ideas for water quality improvement projects to access funding of up to $42 million under the Australian Government’s Reef Trust Partnership with the Great Barrier Reef Foundation. More information HERE.
- One of the most eroded stretches of a Queensland river has been transformed in a bid to stop valuable farmland washing away and polluting water. Earthmoving equipment reshaped the bank and rows of six-metre long timber poles were driven four metres into the ground to slow down floodwater. Find out more HERE.
- Join Reef Alliance partner Reef Catchments for their annual Soil Symposium from 27 to 29 November in Central Queensland. The Symposium will feature Dr Christine Jones, internationally renowned and highly respected ground cover and soils ecologist and two field days. Register to attend HERE.
- Identifying early signs of coral bleaching and checking for coral disease are just some of the skills that 13 Cairns tourism crew members learnt at practical reef health and monitoring training recently. Find out what was in the curriculum HERE.
The Reef Alliance project is funded by the Australian Government and delivered through the Reef Trust.