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Orchid Beach Wongari (Dingo) Deterrent Fence

In response to recent high-risk dingo activity in Orchid Beach, an additional dingo-deterrent fence spanning nearly six kilometres will be constructed around the township.

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Turtle Monitoring & Egg Relocation Training

In December, three members of the Butchulla Land and Sea Ranger (BLSR) team (Myles Broome, Blayde Foley and Jodie Rainbow) undertook training with volunteers from Sandy Cape Lighthouse Conservation Association and Aub Strydom, learning how to monitor marine turtles and relocate nests up at Sandy Cape.

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K’gari Research Symposium – K’gari towards 2050

The K’gari Research Symposium was held on Friday, 26 November, at the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Fraser Coast Campus.

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K’gari Natural Resource and Wongari (Dingo) Management Team Win Safety Award

The Director-General’s Safety Behaviour Awards recognise and reward individuals and teams who have demonstrated commitment, leadership, and best practice in the workplace to improve the department’s health and safety culture.

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Collaborative K’gari wongari health assessments – from the inside out

K’gari wongari (dingo) are an ecologically, culturally and economically important component of the island, and as managers, we need to ensure their ongoing conservation. Part of this process includes the assessment of deceased wongari as an accessible sample of the entire population.

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Normal Life After GPS Collar for RYellow18F

She was a well-known collared wongari (dingo) in the public spotlight after a series of negative interactions on K’gari, but she, like others, prove that there is a normal life after a collar.

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K’gari Symposium 2021 – Call for Posters

As the K’gari Symposium – Towards 2050 approaches (26 November) the organisers are seeking poster presentations from researchers, community groups and individuals who are working on projects related to K’gari. 

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A Ranger’s Tale: Adventures with the Wildlife of K’gari

Linda Behrendorff is known to many FINIA members for her extensive knowledge of K’gari and its wildlife, particularly the wongari (dingo).

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Fraser Coast Local Law Review

Under the Local Government Act 2009, local government is authorised to make and enforce any local law “that is necessary or convenient for the good rule and local government of its area.”

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Hot off the press: Six Lessons from K’gari

Recently published in the Australian Zoologist is the paper: Best-practice in dingo management – six lessons from K’gari (Fraser Island) by Linda Behrendorff.

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