Tuan Environment Reserve, Cambroon—purchased through the Environment Levy
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Land acquisition program
  • Last updated:
  • 26 Jun 2020

Council purchases land using Environment Levy funding to help achieve the goals of the Environment and Liveability Strategy. We are aiming to:

  • protect, preserve and enhance our natural environment and wildlife corridors
  • consolidate and grow council’s conservation reserve network
  • preserve native plants and animals
  • create and protect new habitat areas to offset unavoidable vegetation loss. 

Environment Levy land acquisition interactive map

 Land acquisition program highlights:

  • $1.7 million invested into the acquisition of two properties:
  1. Forestry Road Environment Reserve (interim name), Forestry Road, Landsborough (read more)
  2. Maroochy River Environment Reserve, Espin Road, Maroochy River (read more)
  • 80 hectares added to council's conservation network
  • habitat protected for threatened species such as the koala and water mouse
  • riparian vegetation and threatened ecological communities protected.

  • $2.28 million invested into the acquisition of three properties:
  1. Crohamhurst Ecological Reserve (expanded), Cemetery Road, Crohamhurst
  2. Isambert Road Environment Reserve (interim name), Isambert Road, Landsborough
  3. Coolum Creek Environment Reserve (expanded), River Road, Maroochy River
  • 56 hectares added to council's reserve network
  • habitat protected for threatened species such as the long-nosed potoroo, tusked frog, wallum rocketfrog and wallum froglet.


Read more about these acquisitions on pages 8 and 9 of the annual report flipbook.

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