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This project is supported by The Central Qld Coast Landcare Network through funding from the Australian Government's Caring for our Country

Caring for our Country

Pioneer Catchment & Landcare Group is supported by Mackay Regional Council through the Natural Environment Levy and Reef Catchments (Mackay Whitsunday Isaac) Limited.

Reef Catchments Mackay Regional Council

Current Projects 

  • 1. Land for Wildlife (2010 - Current)
    Funded by Mackay Regional Council (, Land for Wildlife assists landholders to manage their property for biodiversity. Newly accredited properties receive a management pla..
  • 1. Welcome to Waders (2010 - 2012)
    The delivery of this project has involved the following community involvement: - Six community identification days; - A community workshop facilitated by members of the Queensl..
  • 1. Regional Workshops & Field Days - Delivering Skills and Support to Improve Land Management Practice in the Mackay-Whitsunday Region (2010 - Current)
    The Central Queensland Coast Landcare Network will deliver 6 workshops and 3 field days in the Mackay Whitsunday region. We will engage local partners including Mackay Regional Council, Queensland..
  • 1. Healthy Soils (2007 - )
    PCL is a strong supporter of healthy soils in our region. As part of our support we have sponsored composting and soil carbon projects and workshops, including: Composting at Home Workshops, ..
  • 1. Pest Management (2002 - current)
    PCL has takes a very active role in the Mackay Regional Pest Management Group and PCL committee members had strong input into the first and second editions of “Are Your Garden Plants Going B..
  • 1. Wetlands Program (2002 - Current)
    PCL has played coordinating, advocacy and awareness-raising roles in order to achieve better on-ground outcomes for our local wetlands. From 2002 – 2007 we worked in Sandringham Lagoon on tw..
  • 1. Healthy Waterways - Water Quality Monitoring Program (2003 - Current)
    Water quality monitoring was done in the Waterwatch program for many years. The Healthy Waterways program, started in 2003 by Reef Catchments Mackay Whitsunday Isaac Limited and aimed to build on..