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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

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...

EBEEF PADDOCK WALKS

E-Beef project officers Kate Paterson, Desert Channels Queensland’s (DCQ) and Leanne Hardwick, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) held two paddock-walk field days in early 2021. The first, ‘A Paddock Walk in the Gidgee’ was held at Gydia Park, Isisford on...

I WAS WRONG!

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

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.

FIGHTING RUBBER VINE

Find out about our erosion control workshop.

EBEEF PADDOCK WALKS

E-Beef project officers Kate Paterson, Desert Channels Queensland’s (DCQ) and Leanne Hardwick, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) held two paddock-walk field days in early 2021. The first, ‘A Paddock Walk in the Gidgee’ was held at Gydia Park, Isisford on...

I WAS WRONG!

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

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...

FIGHTING RUBBER VINE

Find out about our erosion control workshop.

E-Beef & Grazing Futures Field Day.

Join the Longreach E-Beef and Grazing Futures Teams for a 'Paddock walk in the Gidgee’. Get an update on the E-Beef Smart Farm Project from the E-Beef team and expand your knowledge in pasture identification, and grazing management with Jenny Milson. Where and when:...

E-Beef & Grazing Futures Field Day.

Join the Longreach E-Beef and Grazing Futures Teams for a 'Paddock walk in the Gidgee’. Get an update on the E-Beef Smart Farm Project from the E-Beef team and expand your knowledge in pasture identification, and grazing management with Jenny Milson. Where and when:...

CONFERENCE 2021

Mark your calendar now for our 2021 NRM Conference.

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.

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...

Recent Projects

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WATER QUALITY

WATER QUALITY

This water quality project delivers a strategic approach to ensure clean water essential for community services. It also fosters improvements in waterway health.

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ARTESIAN SPRINGS

ARTESIAN SPRINGS

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

   

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