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INVESTING IN OUR FUTURE

A community-based natural resource management body working to ensure a sustainable social, economic and environmental future for the Queensland section of the Lake Eyre Basin.

Welcome to the Desert Channels Group

The Desert Channels Group is comprised of three entities: Desert Channels Queensland; DC Solutions and The Desert Channels Foundation. Collectively we work towards future generations valuing and improving our unique landscape.

Desert Channels Queensland

… boosting production

Helping with the essentials so your business can thrive

Desert Channels Foundation

… restoring habitat.

Mending the living fabric of the Outback.

 

DC Solutions

… delivering services.

Innovative solutions that keep more money in your pocket.

What’s happening?

Our latest news and events

I WAS WRONG!

What was the one thing that Alan Savory regretted more than anything in his life?

FIGHTING RUBBER VINE

Find out about our erosion control workshop.

SPANISH MIST

One of the really interesting aspects of our weed control R&D over the past six years has been the development of transformational misting techniques to further reduce the cost of large-scale weed control. We now have the ability to apply herbicide at specific...

GAZING AND GRAZING INTO THE FUTURE

A project dedicated to assisting the progression of the grazing industry into the future is one that deserves close attention and support from all involved in the industry. One of 10 projects under the Queensland Government’s Drought and Climate Adaptation Program...

EROSION CONTROL WORKSHOPS

Find out about our erosion control workshop.

EROSION CONTROL WORKSHOPS

Find out about our erosion control workshop.

SPANISH MIST

One of the really interesting aspects of our weed control R&D over the past six years has been the development of transformational misting techniques to further reduce the cost of large-scale weed control. We now have the ability to apply herbicide at specific...

WHISPERING CHAINSAWS

It certainly doesn’t make sense as an adjective, but as a verb, whispering is spot on. Known as the Chainsaw Whisperer, Rod Miller of Millettia Solutions, spent a couple of days with some of our team teaching them the finer arts of safe and effective chainsaw...

FIGHTING RUBBER VINE

Find out about our erosion control workshop.

GAZING AND GRAZING INTO THE FUTURE

A project dedicated to assisting the progression of the grazing industry into the future is one that deserves close attention and support from all involved in the industry. One of 10 projects under the Queensland Government’s Drought and Climate Adaptation Program...

FUTURE GRAZING WORKSHOP IN THE DESERT UPLANDS

It was a day of big hats and shady trees, but the searing heat didn't stop keenly interested graziers from increasing their understanding of the management of vegetation, weeds and carbon. Our multi-location field day went from Gidyea thickening at Lochanbar Station,...

SEEDY BUSINESS

Sometimes, even mother nature needs a hand. Having perfected cost-effective control of invasive Prickly Acacia, we have moved on to seeding key treated areas to turbo charge the recovery of the native grasses that have been decimated by this weed.

UNDERSTANDING WET SEASON SPELLING

As part of the Sustainable Agriculture project DCQ has in conjunction with our Regional Agriculture Landcare Facilitator, Doug Allpass, spent the week out and about interviewing landholders on how they implement wet season spelling. The videos, key communications...

SEEDY BUSINESS

Sometimes, even mother nature needs a hand. Having perfected cost-effective control of invasive Prickly Acacia, we have moved on to seeding key treated areas to turbo charge the recovery of the native grasses that have been decimated by this weed.

EROSION CONTROL WORKSHOPS

Find out about our erosion control workshop.

GAZING AND GRAZING INTO THE FUTURE

A project dedicated to assisting the progression of the grazing industry into the future is one that deserves close attention and support from all involved in the industry. One of 10 projects under the Queensland Government’s Drought and Climate Adaptation Program...

FIGHTING RUBBER VINE

Find out about our erosion control workshop.

Recent Projects

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GOOD NEIGHBOUR PROGRAM

GOOD NEIGHBOUR PROGRAM

Supporting the Barcaldine Regional Council to deliver this community based approach to help reduce the spread of prickly acacia.

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PRICKLY ACACIA ERADICATION

PRICKLY ACACIA ERADICATION

Funded by the Commonwealth Government, the project aims to improve property planning to ensure that the current threats to springs are reduced.

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LANDCARE

LANDCARE

Funded by the Commonwealth Government, the project aims to improve property planning to ensure that the current threats to springs are reduced.

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PACT

PACT

Funded by the Commonwealth Government, the project aims to improve property planning to ensure that the current threats to springs are reduced.

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HEAT

HEAT

An environmental project focused on high value areas, properties that surround National Parks, or refugia that support crucial species migration in a changing climate.

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E-BEEF SMART FARM

E-BEEF SMART FARM

A three-year project supporting primary-producers with technology to assist with timely and informed management decisions.

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Desert Channels Queensland is supported by the Australian Government's National Landcare Programme and the Queensland Government

   

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