Our Projects

Project Description Funder Project Manager Funding (1,000’s) In-Kind (1,000’s) Total ($1,000’s) Completion Date
Hinterland Pest Management Project Engagement of Michael Dickinson to trap and eliminate foxes and wild dogs in Numinbah, Springbrook and Austinville. Qld Dept Of Agriculture and Fisheries GCCA 22 5 27 Jan-17
Carricks Creek Riparian Restoration Riparian restoration work managed by Springbrook Wildlife Apprecuiation Group in co-operation with Qld Parks and Wildlife Service. Healthy Land and Water Springbrook Wildlife Appreciation Group 15 1 16 Jun-17
Austinville Road Project Riparian restoration along 3km of road and creek in Upper Austinville enhancing critically endangered subtropical Rainforest managed Gold Coast Catchment Association by Austinville Landcare in co-operation with Austinville Landcare. Healthy Land and Water GCCA & Austinville Landcare 50 10 60 Jun-17
Nature Conservation Assistance Program (NCAP) Co-investment Funds directed to the Private Conservation Partnerships Program within City of Gold Coast Section to extend the scope of their NCAP Program over areas of sub-tropical lowland rainforest. Healthy Land and Water HLW, GCCA & Private Conservation Partnerships 33 2 35 Jun-17
Stewart Farm Demonstartion Project Demonstration project showing the local community the benefits of restoration. Healthy Land and Water HLW 10 1 11 Jun-17
Austinville Road Protection Project Tree planting and barrier fencing carried out by Austinville Landcare to protect areas from human impact to complement the HLW Austinville Road Project. Qld Community Benefit Gambling Fund Austinville Landcare 9 7 16 Sep-17
Springbook National Park Restoration Project – Austinville Section Riparian restoration along 4km creek within Springbrook National Park in Upper Austinville enhancing critically endangered subtropical Rainforest. Strong involvement of Austinville Landcare and Qld Parks and Wildlife Service. Healthy Land and Water GCCA & Austinville Landcare 100 7 107 On-going
Upper Cave Creek Restoration Ecological resoration on 4 private properties in Upper Cave Creek, Numinbah Valley. Healthy Land and Water HLW 44 3 47 On-going
Gold Coast Migratory Shorebird Habitat Restoration To improve the condidtion of 5 migratory shorebird habitats on the Gold Coast Healthy Land and Water HLW 22 2 24 June 18
TOTAL       305 38 343

Our Programs

Project Description Funder Project Manager Funding (1,000’s) In-Kind (1,000’s) Total ($1,000’s) Completion Date
Water Quality Monitoring Purchase of equipment and chemicals for water testing along the Coomera River, Currumbin Creek and Tallebudgera Creek. Includes coordination of the program. Catchment Management Unit – City of Gold Coast & Gold Coast Catchment Association GCCA 9.3  20 29.3 Ongoing
Waterbug Sampling Purchase of equipment for waterbug sampling along the Coomera River, Currumbin Creek and Tallebudgera Creek. Includes coordination of the program. Catchment Management Unit – City of Gold Coast & Gold Coast Catchment Association GCCA 16.2 22.5 38.7 Ongoing
PlatypusWatch Program Ongoing project that regularly surveys platypus populations in the Coomera, Nerang, Currumbin Creek, Tallebudgera Creek, Mudgeeraba Creek and Albert River Catchment Management Unit – City of Gold Coast & Gold Coast Catchment Association GCCA 17.8 29.3 47.1 On-going
Gold Coast Seagrass Ongoing project that regularly surveys seagrass beds on the Gold Coast. Catchment Management Unit – City of Gold Coast & Gold Coast Catchment Association GCCA 15 10.5 25.5 On-going
TOTAL       58.3 82.3 140.6

Our Events

Project Description Funder Project Manager Funding (1,000’s) In-Kind (1,000’s) Total ($1,000’s) Completion Date
2018 GCCA Catchment Crawl 60 person Bus Tour of the many different projects presently underway within the Currumbin Catchment. Catchment Management Unit – City of Gold Coast & Gold Coast Catchment Association GCCA 7 3 10 Jun-18
2018 Gold Coast’s Biggest Tree Planting 2018 Biggest Tree Planting – $2500 from the COGC.Major community event attracting over 500 people to carry out hands on planting. Strong accent on education of value of native vegetation. Numerous environmental stalls. Natural Areas Management Unit – City of Gold Coast & Gold Coast Catchment Association GCCA 2.5 60 62.5 Oct-18
2018 Waterbug Blitz 2 day course in Waterbug sampling, composition and diversity. Catchment Management Unit – City of Gold Coast & Gold Coast Catchment Association GCCA 1 2 3 Oct-18
TOTAL       10.5 65 75.5