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Consensus-Building on K’gari’s Fire Management

The University of the Sunshine Coast has received Queensland Resilience and Risk Reduction Funding (QRRRF) to facilitate a three-day workshop to gain consensus on K’gari fire management.

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Myrtle Rust, the Silent Killer

Myrtle rust’s impact on our native ecosystems has now been captured on film. This film introduces myrtle rust and its cultural, social, and ecological effects on Australia’s native environment.

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Facing a Biodiversity Crisis

We are facing a biodiversity crisis. Since 1788, Australia has lost 30 mammal species and 29 bird species we had known and identified.

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Aiding Bushfire Recovery on K’gari

On the morning of 2 June 2022, a team of volunteers recruited by the Fraser Island Defenders Organisation (FIDO) converged on Eurong to participate in the K’gari Coastal Foreshore Rehabilitation and Pandanus Project.

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FINIA Annual Field Trip 2022

From May 26 to 27, FINIA members participated in their annual two-day Field Trip to K’gari.

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Post-fire Recovery Action Update

Fraser Island Defenders Organisation (FIDO) has wrapped up its first round of Queensland Government-funded Fire Rehabilitation projects.

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Post-fire Recovery Action Plan: Foredune Rehabilitation

Earlier this year, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) asked FINIA and FIDO to help implement the IGEM K’gari Ecological Assessment Monitoring and Research Report’s recommendations.

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IGEM International Women’s Day Award 2022 for BAC

The BAC has been awarded a prestigious Women’s Day Award for disaster management. These awards recognise the work of those in the disaster management sector who actively champion change and demonstrate excellence.

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FINIA and FIDO to assist in Post-fire Recovery Action Plan

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service have asked FINIA and FIDO to help implement the IGEM K’gari Ecological Assessment Monitoring and Research Report’s recommendations.

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Post-fire Vegetation Survey of K’gari

A post-fire vegetation recovery survey of K’gari Great Sandy National Park was conducted in April 2021, and the condition of the vegetation compared to benchmark values using the BioCondition tool.

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