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Friends of Plunkett Joins BushCare Program

The Friends of Plunkett is now registered with the Logan Community BushCare Program. BushCare is a community based program supported by Logan City Council – you can read about BushCare here. BushCare volunteers work in Logan Council’s bushland parks in … Continue reading

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Jabree Limited

Jabree Limited is an Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Body that represents the Gold Coast Traditional Owner community. Over the past few years Jabree has been engaged by Lend Lease to conduct cultural heritage assessment of the Yarrabilba Development. Cultural heritage surveys … Continue reading

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Roadworks in Plunkett October 2015

Recent road works undertaken at Plunkett Regional Park were implemented to repair damage from the 70 mm rainfall event in May 2015. The 70 mm deluge fell in less than 1 hour which scoured the road surface throughout the park. … Continue reading

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The Plunkett Family of Yarrabilba

This article is reproduced here from the Yarrabilba ‘Place of Song’ book, with thanks to Lend Lease, developers of the Yarrabilba Community. A ‘tall, fair-bearded and handsome’ [*] Irishman was the first major European landholder of the Yarrabilba site. Thomas Plunkett … Continue reading

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New Signed Walking Tracks in Plunkett

Three new walking tracks have been marked out in Plunkett Regional Park, with Queensland Parks and Wildlife (QPWS) rangers completing signage and installing small bench seats. These new tracks use the existing trail network, and are designed to encourage more … Continue reading

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Yarrabilba Grazing Lessee Targets Removal of Exotic Pine

Plunkett Regional Park neighbour, Dave Bruce has identified exotic pine species as invasive weeds, and will be implementing treatments on pine adjacent to the protected area boundary. Work will be undertaken to remove trees in green zones adjacent to the … Continue reading

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Controlled Burn in Plunkett August 2015

On Friday 7 August 2015 a planned hazard reduction burn was conducted in the eastern and southern areas of Plunkett Regional Park, under the control of Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS). Monitoring and mopping up operations continued over the weekend and … Continue reading

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Friends of Plunkett in Our Logan Magazine

The June 2015 edition of Our Logan magazine has a feature on the Friends of Plunkett (see below). The story is part of the News for Divison 4 of Logan City Council – a good portion of Plunkett Regional Park … Continue reading

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Friends of Plunkett Awarded EnviroGrant

Logan City Council’s EnviroGrant program has awarded Friends of Plunkett a grant of $5000 to be used for our planned project  “Revegetation and Restoration of Old Quarry”. The Old Quarry on Quinzeh Creek Road at Cedar Creek has been badly abused over … Continue reading

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