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The Better Catchments program has been created to assist the Burnett Mary Regional Group to deliver on-ground projects in partnership with landholders. Funding incentives are provided to landholders to adopt land management practices that will improve soil health and enhance sustainability. On-ground incentives focus on improving sustainability of farming and grazing practices, to improve soil condition, enhance carbon content of soils, and reduce the risks of soil erosion and soil acidification. Better Catchments is funded by the Australian Government and contributes to the Sustainable Farm Practices target.

The Better Catchments program is delivered via workshop training, and only participants who attend workshops are eligible to apply.

Key Contact

Cathy Mylrea
07 4181 2999

Further Information and Resources

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The Saving Soils publication is a comprehensive guide to understanding and managing soil erosion. It is a useful guide for landholders seeking an understanding of the the types of erosion and ways in which to reduce erosion of soils on their properties.

The 200 page publication has been split into 4 parts - please click on the link below to download

Saving Soils - Part 1

Saving Soils - Part 2

Saving Soils - Part 3

Saving Soils - Part 4

Capture.PNGPasture Management for the Inland Burnett

This booklet aims to help graziers to better understand the development and management of pastures suited to the Inland Burnett Region.

Click here to download the booklet