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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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Fraser Coast Council launches K’gari Waste Management & Resource Recovery Strategy

In January 2021, Fraser Coast Regional Council were granted funding under the Australian Heritage Grants Program 2020-21 to support the development and implementation of a Waste Management and Resource Recovery Strategy for K’gari (Fraser Island).

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K’gari Climate Adaptation Project

The K’gari Climate Adaptation Project (CAP) is a Butchulla-led co-design with NESP Climate Systems Hub and the Department of Environment and Science (DES). The project will integrate Butchulla ecological and cultural knowledge – informed by the best available climate science and knowledge of World Heritage values.

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Returning K’gari’s Name to the Island – Consultation Starts

Queenslanders can have a say on officially renaming the iconic Fraser Island as its Indigenous name, K’gari.

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K’gari – Butchulla Land Returned to her People

The Butchulla people will be able to look after Country forever for future generations following a historic land handover ceremony held on 14 June in the K’gari (Fraser Island) World Heritage Area.

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Weed Spotter Alert: Autograph Tree

The first records of naturalisation of an unusual tree have very recently been made in coastal south-east Queensland.

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Orchid Beach Shaves for a Cure

In late 2020, Waddy Point Ranger Jeremy Thompson joined Leukemia’s World’s Greatest Shave identifying March 4 2022, as his shave date.

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Sustainable Visitor Capacity Study of K’gari (Fraser Island)

The Department of Environment and Science (DES) is funding a sustainable visitor capacity (SVC) study of the Cooloola Recreation Area, Bribie Island National Park and K’gari (Fraser Island) and has engaged EarthCheck Pty Ltd to deliver this.

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