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Getting Together on K’gari
FINIA was founded on K’gari in 2005 and meeting on the island at least once a year has become an important part of the group’s calendar. Aside from the opportunity to spend some time looking at the issues and progress on-ground, it also provides an opportunity for us to renew our commitment to the island, share knowledge, meet new partners and discuss approaches as we face emerging challenges – like myrtle rust and visitor management. The 2019 trip, held on 7-8 May, was no exception.(more…)
Switching Policy Focus to Environmental Biosecurity
Environmental Biosecurity is re-emerging as a big issue for our protected places.(more…)
FINIA position on polluting the Great Sandy Strait
The Great Sandy Strait Ramsar Wetland is integral to the health of the Fraser Island (K’gari) World Heritage Area. FINIA is opposed to any sources of pollution to the Great Sandy Strait based on the implications for habitat for critically endangered fauna such as shorebirds and turtles that are also known to feed and breed in the area. (more…)
Celebrating Ten Years of FINIA on film!
After our tenth anniversary meeting held on Fraser Island (K’Gari) in December, a short digital story was produced to promote and highlight the achievements of FINIA over the years and its importance in tackling environmental issues on the island.