This project is supported by The Central Qld Coast Landcare Network through funding from the Australian Government's Caring for our Country

Caring for our Country

Fishways (2006 - 2008)

Main proponent:     WCL
Cash funding:   National Landcare Program
Other proponents:   Dept Primary Industries and Fisheries (DPI and F)
In kind funding:   DPI and F, Whitsunday Shire Council

Project outline:

This project identified a number of local fish passage barriers and developed plans for remediation. Fishways were constructed on Lagoon Creek and the O'Connell River. Works were publicised to raise awareness of fish passage and fish habitat within the region.

Project achievements and outcomes:

Lethebrook Fishway constructed on Lagoon Creek
Fishways constructed on the O'Connell River at Ellis Road and Porter's Road