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A Recipe for a Disaster?

What did we learn from the March SEQ flood event and the K’gari cleanup?

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Tackling Litter and Marine Debris on K’gari

In 2021, funded through a Queensland Community Sustainability Action Grant, The Butchulla Land and Sea Rangers (BLSR) commenced the Butchulla Country – Marine Debris Clean-Up Project.

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K’gari Waste Management and Resource Recovery Strategy

Fraser Coast Regional Council is developing a Waste Management and Resource Recovery Strategy for K’gari (Fraser Island), which aspires to protect and conserve the world-heritage and cultural values of the island through sustainable waste practices.

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Webinar: Environmental Biosecurity – Beyond the Matrix

The Research & Innovation Team is excited to bring you our next research webinar showcasing leading researchers from the Centre of Excellence for Biosecurity Risk Analysis (CEBRA) at the University of Melbourne.

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K’gari case study in biosecurity planning to become a national template

Although management plans for protected areas typically include actions for established weeds and vertebrate pests, preparation of a dedicated biosecurity plan is rare.

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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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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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Portable Toilets Mandatory for Teewah Beach

A new portable waste facility has been installed, and portable toilets are now mandatory at Teewah Beach due to human waste being inappropriately disposed of in the area’s natural environment.

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FINIA Re-Brands

In 2005, the Fraser Island Natural Integrity Alliance or FINIA was established to protect K’gari’s natural integrity, ecological assets and unique beauty through collaborative management, community education, and targeted rehabilitation work.

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Celebrating K’gari: why the renaming of Fraser Island is about so much more than a name

On 19 September, Butchulla dancers and community representatives came together at Kingfisher Bay Resort to┬ácelebrate the renaming of Fraser Island to the K’gari (Fraser Island) World Heritage Area.

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