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Southern Gulf NRM is a not-for-profit community organisation working through partnerships to
implement strategic planning and investment activities that care for our region’s natural and cultural assets.

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Southern Gulf NRM and the COVID-19 Virus

Like every responsible organisation in Australia, Southern Gulf NRM must join the massive community effort underway to minimise the rate of spread of the COVID-19 virus.  This will disrupt elements of our work, but we are proud to be playing our part in keeping our community healthy.

We will constantly monitor and be guided by the direction and advice of government health departments and our regional local governments.  We will also respect and conform to the COVID-19 responses of our delivery partners and clients.

Click here for a message that summarises how Southern Gulf NRM will conduct its operations during the COVID-19 emergency.

UPDATE Message from Southern Gulf NRM

Southern Gulf Graziers Leading Landscape Change – Expressions of Interest – Round 2

Southern Gulf NRM is seeking expressions of interest from Landholders to become part of a project to improve NRM over 100,000 hectares across the Southern Gulf region, through a structured program of property management planning and related incentive payments.  

Expressions of Interest Round 2

Registration Expression of Interest

E-BEEF ONLINE SERIES
Improving Productivity & Profitability in Grazing

The E-Beef Online Series involves four sessions over four weeks in June (2020), providing Landholders, Extension Staff & Industry Stakeholders with key insights on new and emerging technologies relevant to the Grazing Industry. Each session will include a Q&A with presenters.

E-BEEF ONLINE SERIES

Land Restoration Fund – Rebates for Professional Advice

Producers considering participating in carbon farming in Queensland have access to a support package to help them make informed decisions about their opportunities.

This is provided under the Queensland Government Land Restoration Fund.  https://www.qld.gov.au/environment/climate/climate-change/land-restoration-fund/2020-investment-round/support

One element of the support package is the availability of a rebate for professional advisory services.  This is administered by QRIDA http://www.qrida.qld.gov.au/current-programs/CFARP  Rebates are available only for advice provided by registered ‘approved advisors’ who are assessed to have the knowledge and qualifications to provide high quality advice.  The rebate program runs until June 2020.

Southern Gulf staff have registered as approved advisors under the program.  If you would like advice about agribusiness or environmental aspects of carbon farming please contact Kayler Plant on 4743 1888 to discuss your needs.

LATEST VIDEOS

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E-BEEF SMART FARMING IN NORTHERN QUEENSLAND

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👨‍🌾HEALTHY SOIL LAND AND FOOD👩‍🌾

Southern Gulf NRM Producer Performance Groups from Julia Creek, Richmond and Hughenden had the opportunity to have one on one discussions with David Hardwick from Soil Land Food on the web💻 David is considered one of the best in the 'soil health' business and what we call a Soil Guru😊

The outcome of the webinars saw our Rangelands Officer Anne Alison travel to each of the participants properties and collect soil samples. The samples will then be sent away to the laboratory and the results will give producers a better understanding of the health of their soil and land to help determine if the soil is healthy, or has constraints.

The event was organised by Southern Gulf NRM and supported by funding from the Australian Government's National Landcare Program. National Landcare Program Australian Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment Soil Land Food
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E-Beef Online Series ‘Improving Productivity & Profitability in QLD Grazing 💻 Don't forget to register💻

register.gotowebinar.com/register/9099049564309583374?fbclid=IwAR1bQwHLp1LfA_OjPaMdu78bglijkTAsPD...

The E-Beef project is supported by a partnership comprising Southern Gulf NRM, Desert Channels Queensland, Northern Gulf RMG, and Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.

#nlp #ebeefsmartfarming #webinars #grazing #technology #northernqueensland

Funding for the project is from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program and the Queensland Government Drought and Climate Adaptation Program.We are exactly 1-week away from the first session of the E-Beef Online Series ‘Improving Productivity & Profitability in QLD Grazing’:

· Session 1: Wednesday 3rd June 12:15-1:30pm – Technology Driven Decisions

register.gotowebinar.com/register/9099049564309583374

· Session 2: Wednesday 10th June 12:30-1:30pm – Managing for Profitability

register.gotowebinar.com/register/3990507435444505613

· Session 3: Wednesday 17th June 12:30-1:30pm – Technology Showcase (Part 1)

register.gotowebinar.com/register/7067410461426918669

· Session 4: Wednesday 24th June 12:30-1:30pm – Technology Showcase (Part 2)]

register.gotowebinar.com/register/664334128329270285
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Raising awareness of Australia’s threatened species 😊

Dr Sally Box who is the Threatened Species Commissioner is encouraging everyone to create an artistic depiction of their favourite threatened species. #CraftACritter

One very special threatened species from the Southern Gulf Region has been created by Instagram - kikadee.creations the Julia Creek Dunnart (Sminthopsis douglasi). To win this completion they need your vote✔️visit the Threatened Species Commissioner Facebook, Twitter or Instagram page and vote before 5pm AEST 3rd June 2020. McKinlay Shire Council Threatened Species Commissioner #juliacreekdunnart #mckinlay #southerngulf #northqueensland

VOTE TODAY WE HAVE!!! CLICK ON THE PHOTO🤞Julia Creek Dunnart (Sminthopsis douglasi) – Open Category - Instagram: kikadee.creations

“A Julia Creek dunnart (Sminthopsis douglasi) in defence mode. JCDs are the largest of the dunnart species. They are endemic to central/western Qld in the Mitchell Grasslands. During the dry seasons, they utilise large cracks in clay for cover. JCDs are classified as endangered in Qld, however little is known about their actual population size. Their biggest threats are habitat degradation from heavy grazing, soil compaction from livestock, Prickly Acacia; and predation from cats. When I was a ranger, I was lucky enough to be involved in a JCD survey. Unfortunately, this survey was in conjunction with the native Long-haired rat (Rattus villosissimus) boom, where feral cat numbers were also high. I am worried about the impact these cats have on JCD’s, particularly following the bust of the rat population.”
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Phill Avery Carodon Stn, McKinlay attended the Redland Park E-Beef field day where Mark Peart, Direct Injection Technologies, discussed the benefits of the improved Nutridose system. As a result the Avery's are now using the system to supplement their Wagyu cross cattle 🤠💰

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SMART FARMS SMALL GRANTS PROGRAM ROUND 3! 💰

Investing in our smart farming future🤠

Read the latest media release from the Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management, David Littleproud.

https://ministerag.govcms.gov.au/littleproud/media-releases/investing-smart-farming-future

@D_LittleproudMP @DeptAgNews

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