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Tzu Chi Tree Planting

Over two weekends in July, OCCA hosted tree planting events and a litter clean-up for volunteers from the Tzu Chi Foundation. Both tree planting events occurred at Granard Wetlands; the first of those happened on the warm Sunday afternoon of the 23rd. With equipment for planting provided by OCCA, approximately 40-50 high school student volunteers […]

OCCA Media and Communications

A big thank you to Brisbane City Council for supporting OCCA in producing a Communications and Media Strategy through their Environment Grants Program. As we begin to incorporate elements into our projects and activities OCCA is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us continue to implement this plan. If you would like to help out […]

MangroveWatch Presentation & General Meeting

Join us at OCCA’s bi-monthly general meeting to hear about MangroveWatch in Oxley Creek by our guest speaker Jock Mackenzie from James Cook University. MangroveWatch is a community mangrove monitoring program linking communities, scientists and natural resource managers to achieve conservation outcomes for tidal wetlands around the world. Jock Mackenzie is the coordinator-director and co-founder […]

Brisbane City Council’s Oxley Creek Vision

OCCA’s response to Lord Mayor’s release of the ‘Oxley Creek Vision’ issued on 14 December 2016: OCCA welcomes the Brisbane City Council’s Oxley Creek Vision as a mechanism to revitalise and restore the flood-prone natural areas around Oxley Creek for public amenity, within the area stretching from the mouth of the Creek to the Logan […]

Wrap-up: Peaks to Points 2016

Festival Report now available: Click here to download The Peaks to Points festival finished in style, with around 2000 people enjoying the winter sunshine at the Oxley Creek Common for Festival Family Day presented by Brisbane MarketPlace. Children enjoyed the farm animals, dancing, theatre, gardening, insect displays, craft activities, face painting and games. Meanwhile, parents relaxed […]