Community Landcare Grants summary

NQ Dry Tropics have announced the 2017-18 Community Landcare Grant funding recipients. 11 projects throughout the region will share in $70 000, funded through the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program. Mundy Creek Catchment Care, auspiced by CDTLI, were successful in obtaining funding to conduct weed control on the native grassland adjacent to the Mundy Creek Landcare Site. This work will see a partnership between our Work for the Dole team and Mundy Creek Catchment Care volunteers to make a difference to a valuable natural asset. Groups successful in their applications for funding are listed below.


Community Group Project Summary Location
Toomulla Coastcare Weed control, rubbish removal and revegetation in beach vine thicket. Toomulla
Magnetic Island National Park Volunteers Ongoing project in collaboration with Queensland Park and Wildlife Service. Weed control and marine debris removal across Magnetic Island National Parks. Florence Bay, West Point, Horseshoe Lagoon, Forts Estate, Bolger Bay Conservation Park, Arthur Bay, Nelly Bay and Endeavour Creek – Magnetic Island
Conservation Volunteers Australia Restoration of two Indigenous food trails in Townsville through weed control, rubbish removal and revegetation. Saunders Beach, Townsville Town Common
Magnetic Island Nature Care Association Strategic control of Rubber Vine on Magnetic Island. Arcadia to West Point, Bremner Point and Nobby Head – Magnetic Island
Mundy Creek Catchment Care Weed control, maintenance of firebreaks and update management strategy. Mundy Creek, Garbutt
Conservation Volunteers Australia Restoration of finch habitat through weed control and direct seeding Oak Valley
Burdekin Bowen Integrated Floodplain Management Advisory Committee (BBIFMAC) Rubber vine control in Cape Upstart Cape Upstart
Conservation Volunteers Australia Weed control, direct seeding, revegetation and rubbish removal in Cape Pallarenda Conservation Park Cape Pallarenda
Tangaroa Blue Marine debris clean ups Pallarenda Beach, Orpheus Island, Alva Beach, Shelly Cove, Ross River.
Lower Burdekin Landcare Association Candle bush control Plantation Creek, Ayr
ReefCheck and ReefEcologic Marine debris removal, excess macroalgae control Magnetic Island Reefs
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