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Great Sandy Strait catchment story

The catchment stories present a story using real maps that can be interrogated, zoomed in and moved to explore the area in more detail. They are used to take users through multiple maps, images and videos to provide engaging, in-depth information.

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Acknowledgements

Developed by the Queensland Wetlands Program in the Department of Environment and Science, in partnership with the Burnett Mary Regional Group, Butchulla Aboriginal Corporation and other local partners.

A A Vankampen

Butchulla Land and Sea Rangers

Butchulla Native Title Aboriginal Corporation

Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy

Fraser Coast Regional Council

Gympie Regional Council

Lower Mary River Land and Catchment Care Group Inc.

Ian McNiven (Monash University)

Queensland Park and Wildlife Service and Partnerships

The School of Earth & Environmental Sciences, The University of Queensland

Walking the Landscape contributors: Aquatic Biopassage Services
Cooloola Coastcare Noosa and District Landcare

This resource should be cited as: Walking the Landscape – Great Sandy Strait Catchment Story v1.0 (2020), presentation, Department of Environment and Science, Queensland.

Images provided by: Butchulla Aboriginal Corporation, Department of Environment and Science, Gary Cranitch, Maria Zann, Penny Flaherty, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, Tourism and Events Queensland.

The Queensland Wetlands Program supports projects and activities that result in long-term benefits to the sustainable management, wise use and protection of wetlands in Queensland. The tools developed by the Program help wetlands landholders, managers and decision makers in government and industry.

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Disclaimer
This map journal has been prepared with all due diligence and care, based on the best available information at the time of publication. The department holds no responsibility for any errors or omissions within the document. Any decisions made by other parties based on this document are solely the responsibility of those parties. Information contained in this education module is from a number of sources and, as such, does not necessarily represent government or departmental policy.

Software Used

ArcGIS for Desktop|ArcGIS Online|Story Map Journal|Story Map Series|

Some of the information used to put together this Map Journal can be viewed on the Queensland Globe

Queensland Globe allows you to view and explore Queensland spatial data and imagery. You can also download a cadastral SmartMap or purchase and download a current titles search.

More information about the layers used can be found here: Source Data Table

Flooding Information

Fraser Coast Regional Council

Gympie Regional Council

Other References

Bartley, R., Waters, D., Turner, R., Kroon, F., Wilkinson, S., Garzon-Garcia, A., Kuhnert, P., Lewis, S., Smith, R., Bainbridge, Z., Olley, J., Brooks, A., Burton, J., Brodie, J., Waterhouse, J. (2017) Scientific Consensus Statement 2017: A synthesis of the science of land-based water quality impacts on the Great Barrier Reef, Chapter 2: Sources of sediment, nutrients, pesticides and other pollutants to the Great Barrier Reef, State of Queensland

Berghuis, A. (2012) Great Sandy Strait Biopassage
Remediation Project – Final Report. Fisheries Queensland, Department of Agriculture Fisheries & Forestry, Bundaberg

Bureau of Meteorology (2018) Climate Data Online [webpage] Accessed 6 May 2020

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Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Partnerships (2020) Cultural Heritage Portal [webpage] Accessed 5 May 2020

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (2010) Australian Land Use Management Classification [webpage] Accessed 6 May 2020

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Marshall, S. K., Fontaine, K., Kilgour, P. L. & Lewis, S. J. (2015) Regional Hydrogeological Characterisation of the Maryborough Basin, Queensland: Technical Report for the National Collaboration Framework Regional Hydrogeology Project, Geoscience Australia, Canberra.

Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee (undated) Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee [webpage] Accessed 6 May 2020

Noosa Biosphere Reserve Foundation (2019) Noosa Biosphere [webpage] Accessed 5 May 2020

Patton, N., Ellerton, D., Shulmeister, J. (2019) High resolution remapping of the coastal dune fields of south east Queensland, Australia: a morphometric approach, Journal of Maps, 15:2, 578-589

Queensland Government (2016) Declared Fish Habitat Area Plans [webpage] Accessed 6 May 2020

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Last updated: 23 July 2020

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2020) Great Sandy Strait catchment story – Acknowledgements, WetlandInfo website, accessed 24 September 2020. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/processes-systems/water/catchment-stories/transcript-great-sandy-strait-and-surrounding-catchments/transcript-gss-akn.html

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