The Healthy Rivers to Reef Partnership is a collaboration between community, Traditional Owners, farmers and fishers, industry, science, tourism, and government working together for healthy rivers and Reef.


Working together for healthy rivers and Reef, contributing to a prosperous Mackay-Whitsunday-Isaac region.


To provide a complete picture of our region’s waterway condition and advocate for improved waterway health.


As a Partnership, we have identified the following objectives to achieve our vision and purpose. For more detail on how we will evaluate and track progress towards these objectives and how these align with our strategic priorities, view our Strategic Plan 2022-25.

  1. Engaged partners that collaborate on innovative ideas and actions to improve waterway health.
  2. Advocate for investment to increase our understanding of waterway conditions to prioritise and inform decision making.
  3. Identify, collate, integrate, and analyse existing data from waterway monitoring programs and translate it into understandable messages and stories for the public.
  4. Celebrate and inspire actions that improve waterway health.

Join Us

Is your organisation interested in becoming a partner? Contact us to find out how you can help build and shape our community’s understanding of waterway health and how we respond.