who we are.

We are a regionally-based partnership motivated by a shared vision of improving the health of our waterways and the quality of water flowing to the Great Barrier Reef.

Our partnership includes industry, business, community organisations, research institutions and all levels of government.

what we do.

We bring together people, knowledge and data so that our region has a more complete picture of waterway health.

We communicate waterway issues and celebrate waterway stewardship so that our community is informed and mobilised.

We prioritise management actions, together, for a bigger collective impact.






km of waterways

how healthy are
our waterways?

The Wet Tropics Waterway Health Report Card assesses the condition of nine catchments and eight estuaries as well as the inshore marine and offshore marine zones.

recent news

climate action by councils

Climate Action by Councils

Climate change is the greatest threat to the Great Barrier Reef and local councils are taking action
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eDNA: Decoding Our Waterways

eDNA is an emerging science with mnay calling it a revolution in biology
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geoff mcclure

Cattana Wetlands

Cattana Wetlands is a shining example of turning an urban landscape into a nature park
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