• All
  • News
  • Report Card News

Inshore monitoring program paints a more accurate picture of waterway health near Carmila

Inshore monitoring program paints a more accurate picture of waterway health near Carmila Extensive monitoring of water quality, coral and seagrass in the southern inshore waters off Carmila will continue over the next three years, providing a more accurate representation of waterway health. The Southern Inshore Monitoring Program has been renewed for a further three […]

Answering your questions on freshwater fish, pesticides and waterway health

Having pride. Taking part. Northern Queensland is renowned for its stunning coastal views, incredible wildlife and of course the iconic Great Barrier Reef. The local community in the Mackay-Whitsunday-Isaac (MWI) region is proud of this natural heritage.  But how do we track the health of these natural environments and waterways? In 2014, the community realised […]

Acknowledging those who have gone “Above and Beyond” for water quality, locally

Unveiling the 2020 Stewardship Report – Above and Beyond. On the 3rd of December 2020, the Healthy Rivers to Reef Partnership officially unveiled the 2020 Stewardship Report – Above and Beyond at the Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens. The launch event saw fifty representatives from across conservation, agriculture, tourism, ports, mining, Traditional Owners groups, and local, […]

WATERWAYS SHOW RESILIENCE AND REPAIR – 2019 REPORT CARD LAUNCHED

Signs of repair from Tropical Cyclone Debbie are starting to show in the region’s seagrass meadows, demonstrating that ecosystem recovery takes time. The latest waterway health scores for the region were released today, with half of the sites scoring a B or “good” grade. The annual waterway health report card is produced annually by the […]