NCWQ Environment Report: November 2020

By Pat Pepper, NCWQ Environmental Adviser This report covers recommendations from the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements which aimed at increasing national co-ordination to prepare better for natural disasters, responding more rapidly, and ensuring the recovery endeavours make communities more resilient.  The status of the flora and fauna and their habitat in the […]

Congratulations 2020 Bursary Recipients

Download the 2020 Bursary Yearbook (pdf) 2020 has been a different year for us all in so many ways. With adaptability to the fore, this year’s bursary program continued in some ways to appear the same. Thanks to the efforts of Team Bursary, the behind-the scenes work all happened as usual, we just utilised various […]

Annual Reports

Annual Reports Download the NCWQ Annual Reports   2019 – 2020 NCWQ Annual Report “Advisers, lead by the Council’s State Adviser’s Coordinator Dr Pat Pepper, have continued to work hard in collating research and writing to issues pressing the community. After eleven successful years of hosting bursary presentations to well-deserving recipients, in our 12th year, […]

NCWQ Environment Report: July 2020

By Pat Pepper, NCWQ Environmental Adviser Summary: In light of the COVID-19 pandemic  and since more than 70% of all new diseases emerging in humans are thought to have been caught from animals, factors  contributing to  zoonotic transmission are explored e.g. conditions in wildlife wet markets, illicit global wildlife trade.  Environmental and cultural issues are […]