The National Action Plan for Salinity and Water Quality by iqm86975

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									Water
Quality       facts
                                                              Regional Natural Resource Management in Queensland

The National Action Plan for Salinity and Water Quality:
Helping to address Queensland’s water quality issues
    What is the Queensland National Action Plan ?                                       The Role of our Regional Officers
                                                                                     There are four water quality officers located
                  The Queensland National Action Plan for Salinity                   in NAP regions throughout Queensland.
                   and Water Quality (NAPSWQ) is a jointly funded
                     Australian and Queensland Government initiative.                  The Regional Water Quality Officers
                      It encourages governments and regional commu-
                         nities to work together to address salinity and                    BURDEKIN                FITZROY
                          water quality issues in Queensland’s priority
                           catchments.

                                     The NAP areas include the NRM regions
                                        of the Burdekin, Fitzroy, South East
                        Burdekin
                                         Queenland Western Catchments,
                                             Burnett-Mary,      Condamine,               Peter Verwey             Bob Packett
                                              Border Rivers, Maranoa and
                                 Fitzroy          Balonne (Figure 1).                   BURNETT MARY      CONDAMINE
                                                                                     WESTERN CATCHMENTS MURRAY DARLING
                                            Burnett
                                             Mary     The NAP Water Quality
                                                SEQ
                                                      program is one of five
                         Balonne
                         Maranoa                WC    programs funded under
                                   Condamine
                                                      the NAPSWQ.

     Figure 1. The Queensland NAP regions                                              Graeme Esslemont           Dave Waters
                                                                                        Contact a regional officer today for
    What we are aiming to achieve.....                                                 water quality advice about your region!

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                                                             Regional Natural Resource Management in Queensland

      Water Quality Projects, Tasks and Outcomes
The NAP Water Quality program aims to enhance the ability of regional
NRM bodies to address water quality issues.

There are four major goals that the program is working towards:

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                                                                               For Further Information
                                                                               Visit Water Quality Online, the NAP Water
                                                                               Quality website:

                                                                                  www.wqonline.info
                                                                               Contact a NAP regional water quality
                                                                               officer:

                                                                                  Burdekin Dry Tropics
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                                                                                  peter.verwey@nrm.qld.gov.au

                                                                                  Fitzroy Basin
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                                                                                  robert.packett@nrm.qld.gov.au

                                                                                  Burnett Mary and Western Catchments
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                                                                                  graeme.esslemont@nrm.qld.gov.au
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      Produced by the National Action Plan for Salinity and Water Quality
      Queensland Water Quality State-level Investment Project
      www.regionalnrm.qld.gov.au

								
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