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Fitzroy Priority Neighbourhood Catchments Water Quality Monitoring Program


The map below highlights the areas where sampling has occurred for this program.

Click on the map to view information about the drainage basins in this area.

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The mighty Fitzroy River Photo by Fitzroy Basin Association Inc.

Program start date


Program end date


Objectives of the program

This program aims to:

  • provide a basis for the Fitzroy Basin Association’s monitoring, evaluation and reporting activities
  • review water quality requirements
  • refine water quality models used to set water quality targets
  • collect baseline water quality data at a neighbourhood catchment scale
  • involve landholders and stakeholders to bring about management change at the neighbourhood catchment scale.

Who is involved?

Lead organisation

Fitzroy Basin Association Inc.

Contact details of lead organisation: admin♲

Partner organisations

Landholders are contracted to collect samples

List of indicators monitored

  • Total nitrogen
  • Total phosphorus
  • Total suspended solids
  • Salinity
  • Turbidity
  • pH

Scale of program

Neighbourhood catchment scale

Brief description of sampling locations

Monitoring is conducted in strategic locations within Fitzroy Basin neighbourhood catchments (defined as a catchment or group of small catchments approximately 300 to 2000 km2 in area).

Frequency of monitoring


Where is the program reported?

FBA Priority Neighbourhood Catchments Water Quality Monitoring Program

Last updated: 22 March 2013

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2013) Fitzroy Priority Neighbourhood Catchments Water Quality Monitoring Program, WetlandInfo website, accessed 27 October 2023. Available at:

Queensland Government
WetlandInfo   —   Department of Environment and Science