South West NRM are proud to announce the 2016 Mulga Awards, recognising the achievements of individuals/groups/schools or organisations within the catchments of Bulloo River, Warrego River, Paroo River and Nebine Creek; in the categories of:


Support Services – individuals, organisations or groups who are supporting people to stay in the region, and on the land.


NRM Innovation - individuals, groups, schools, organisations or businesses who are doing things differently;

creative or experimental to protect our natural resources.


Landcare - schools, groups, organisations or individuals who are playing an active role in the caretaking of our natural resources;

for example creek management, pest and weed control, conservation or biodiversity improvements.


Sustainable Grazing - landholders who are playing an active role in managing the impacts on grazing lands and using different methods

to improve outcomes for the environment.


Community Leader - those individuals who lead, motivate and engage their local community; bringing people together,

reducing social isolation and keeping people connected.


NRM Tourism - those organisations that use the natural environment, giving visitors to our region an experience of the

outback and an opportunity to learn about the natural history.


We would like you to help us celebrate the achievements of individuals, groups, schools or organisations by nominating someone or group, school or organisation you know for a Mulga Award.


South West NRM will recognise members of our community who have made a significant contribution or achievement.


How to nominate:    Click Here for Nomination form


Please complete this form and post, email or deliver to;


South West NRM

P O Box 630 Charleville 4470

71 Galatea Street Charleville 4470

Ph: 07 4656 8500  Fax: 07 4654 1600

Email: admin3@swnrm.org.au




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Who are we?

South West Natural Resource Management (NRM) Ltd is a community-based organisation and the designated regional body for natural resource management in South West Queensland.  It is one of fifty-six regional bodies throughout Australia and one of fourteen in Queensland.

South West NRM Ltd works with the community, Landcare groups, Traditional Owners, local government and industry groups to achieve sustainable natural resource management, and fosters landcare and catchment management ethics.

As a community-based company, South West NRM Ltd’s vision is reflective of our community’s values and priorities for natural resource management in the region:

“The community working together to build a healthy, sustainable,
attractive, and profitable South West Queensland, through the
effective management of our natural resources.”

The roles of the company are to:

  • Develop, coordinating and facilitating implementation of the Regional NRM Plan;
  • Provide support to natural resource management groups within the South West NRM Ltd region;
  • Have input into policy development at a local, regional and state level; and
  • Foster landcare and catchment management ethics.

The company is responsible for regional delivery of federal and state Natural Resource Management investment program funds in the Bulloo, Nebine-Mungallala-Wallam, Paroo and Warrego catchments.

The business of South West NRM Ltd is directed by the Regional Natural Resource Management Plan, a community-made plan that will deliver strategic programs and actions to tackle our regional natural resource issues.

The main office of South West NRM Ltd is located in the rural town of Charleville,  For more information, phone 07 4656 8500, or email swnrm@swnrm.org.au


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