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Schools program

Discover this council program helping children understand severe weather and its potential impacts


Share First Nations culture

Looking for free things to do this weekend? Head to the First Nations Family Fun Day, in Glass House Mountains for fun, food, craft and culture.

First Nations Family Fun Day

Sustainable Materials Guide

A framework for selecting and specifying sustainable materials for buildings in Australia, aimed primarily at architects and other building professionals.

Sustainable Materials Guide

Sustainable Houses Guide

An introductory guide to designing energy-efficient, future-proof, healthy and comfortable homes that last a lifetime.

Sustainable Houses Guide

Super easy hydroponic gardening for beginners

Hydroponics is a type of soilless gardening that can be done either indoors or outdoors. It's a great option for people with little or no gardening space, or who want to grow herbs and vegetables through the winter. Hydroponic gardening is space-efficient and takes less water than gardening in soil.

The Kratky method

Tiny Homes - what you need to know

Going off-grid, living smaller, inter-generational living - if you're considering making the move to a Tiny Home check out the Australian Tiny House Podcast podcast.

Tiny home

February Seasonal Gardening Tips

February's combination of heavy downpours, thunderstorms, heatwaves and dry periods can prove punishing for gardeners and plants. Grab the Micro Gardeners to do list for backyard maintenance and how to nip potential problems in the bud.

passionfruit flower

Keep school lunches safe in the heat

The school holidays are over but there are more hot days on the cards, so how can you avoid making yourself or your kids sick when packing picnics or school lunches in the heat?

Lunch boxes in summer

Landcare tax benefits

The Australian Government provides a range of primary producer tax benefits to help farmers protect agricultural land.


Recognising heat stress and how to stay safe

The Queensland summer has arrived in full force bringing with it heat stress and heat related illnesses. Learn how to recognise heat stress and how to beat the heat.

Heat stress