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Iconic “living fossil” Australian Lungfish proved to originate from Burnett River

Photo credited to David T. Roberts Granddad, an Australian lungfish that made international headlines after it was discovered his species lived for more than a century, has helped prove this ecologically, evolutionary and culturally significant species originated right here in the Burnett River. Iconic “living fossil” Australian Lungfish proved to originate from Burnett River

By |2022-07-16T17:17:30+10:00July 12th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Iconic “living fossil” Australian Lungfish proved to originate from Burnett River

Recognising the achievements of First Nations peoples across Queensland this Reconciliation Week

Queensland’s natural resource management (NRM) bodies are committed to empowering and supporting Traditional Owners to realise their rights and interests and connect with and care for Country. Collectively, we have committed to supporting transition from NRM agency-led activities to a model where Traditional Owner agencies lead works and collaborate with NRM agencies to plan and

By |2022-05-30T10:45:24+10:00May 30th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Recognising the achievements of First Nations peoples across Queensland this Reconciliation Week

National Landcare Program review shows results

Burnett Mary Regional Group (BMRG) welcomed the opportunity to participate in the National Landcare Program Phase Two review, report released 28 February, which shows positive outcomes for Australia’s environment and national resources while supporting the agricultural sector. Phase two of the National Landcare Program, due to end mid 2023, provides $1.1 billion from the Australian

By |2022-03-01T13:48:23+10:00March 1st, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on National Landcare Program review shows results

Burnett Mary Regional Group receives $3.2M bushfire funding

Burnett Mary Regional Group (BMRG) will receive $3.2M over three years through the Australian Government’s Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants Program, announced last week. More than 35 significant bush, vegetation and grass fires were recorded throughout the Burnett Mary region between October 2019 and January 2020. It was estimated that more than 48 000 hectares

By |2022-02-24T10:25:04+10:00February 24th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Burnett Mary Regional Group receives $3.2M bushfire funding

Kolan River stabilisation work success

The Burnett Mary Regional Group (BMRG) Kolan River stabilisation site work, which commenced last year, is complete. The work effectively stabilised 830 meters of the Kolan riverbank, withstanding the impact of the recent extreme weather despite being so recently completed. The river is a high contributor of sediment to the Great Barrier Reef and the

By |2022-02-11T07:57:05+10:00February 11th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Kolan River stabilisation work success

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