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Fraser Island Conference — “A Natural Laboratory”

The fifth Biennial Fraser Island Conference will be held in the Mt Coot-tha Auditorium in Brisbane on Thursday, 8th August. 

The Conference being organized by FIDO with the support of both FINIA and the Fraser Island World Heritage Scientific Advisory Committee is featuring the theme “A Natural Laboratory” which underlines two aspects of the purposes in having these ongoing conferences.  (more…)

Bush Regeneration Trip Gallery March 2013

There are many ground orchids found beside this track

Another FIDO organized bush regeneration trip to Eurong 10th to 16th March enabled great progress to be made in advancing the natural integrity of Eurong, Fraser Island’s most visiteds its outside of Kingfisher.

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A new look for Eurong

Smiley has reasons to smile after the Butchulla boys helped FIDO relocate the Eurong sign shelter for weeds and community notices.

Smiley has reasons to smile after the Butchulla boys helped FIDO relocate the Eurong sign shelter for weeds and community notices.

John Sinclair – Fraser Island Defenders Organisation
The spirit of cooperation between the FINIA partners was well demonstrated when an enthusiastic team of indigenous, QPWS and heavy machinery assisted FIDO to relocate the sign shelter at Eurong from beside a walking track no longer used to to a very prominent site adjacent to the public toilet block at Eurong where it is expected to have a much greater impact.

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Happy Valley Xmas

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The 2012 Xmas get together at Happy Valley was a great opportunity to catch up and reflect on the year that was 2012. Thanks to Steve for providing the venue and his staff for their assistance. Thanks also to associate members who assisted on the day. Invited guests comprised 21 QPWS staff and 31 partnership members, volunteers and family. It was a great opportunity for all to mingle while enjoying great food and drinks. Nursery plants and brochures were on offer and readily taken up by members.