Partner Profile: Tablelands Regional Council
The Tablelands Regional Council serves over 25,000 people who live in 11 towns and surrounding districts on the Atherton Tablelands. The Council manages waste water treatment plants in Atherton, Malanda, Ravenshoe, Tinaroo, and Yungaburra and monitors water quality to ensure they are compliant with regulations.
Tablelands Regional Council is a Reef Guardian Council
The Atherton Tablelands is a popular outdoor destination with mountains, wide open spaces and safe swimming all year round. It is also fertile agricultural land which puts pressure on the upper catchments of the Barron, Mulgrave, Russell, Johnstone and Herbert rivers.
As a Reef Guardian Council, TRC has developed a Reef Guardian Action Plan which outlines the stewardship actions the Council is committed to undertaking to improve water quality to the reef. For more information: https://www.trc.qld.gov.au/our-environment/reef-guardians/