WHAT'S ON 2023
Check out this year's exciting line up
Mary River Festival is full of activities and entertainment for everyone.
THE FLOATING BRIDGES
MC'd by Zela Bissett of Gympie Goal Diggers Toastmasters, the Yabba Yarning Tent offers the opportunity for festival visitors to hear talks from an inspirational line-up of speakers about topics associated with this year’s very on point theme, "A free flowing Mary River protects special migratory species."
Speakers examine various aspects of special migratory species and how a free flowing river ensures their survival.
2023 PROGRAM TO BE ADVISED .. In the meantime, here was last years (2022) program.
WELCOME TO COUNTRY
MUSICAL INTRODUCTION sing along with local musician and sculptor KEITH GALL
KEN CROSS Biodiverse backyards: how small landholders can make their contribution to biodiversity and withstand negative impacts from prolonged wet weather.
TOM KENDALL - PERMECO INC How to design your permaculture to gain benefit from floods and avoid disastrous erosion and soil loss.
EVA FORD - MRCCC Encouraging riverbank resilience for flooding
JOE MCLEOD Benefits of freshwater flows to carrying capacity of marine ecosystems
STEVE BURGESS New legislative changes to EPBC Act and their implications
GECKOES WILDLIFE Martin Fingland and his scaley and furry friends provide a wonderful opportunity to get up close and personal with native animals
LUKE BARROWCLIFFE A Butchulla perspective on the challenges and benefits of floods and how to manage country to better withstand extreme weather. Some time for questions and discussion after.
MEG - KOALA ACTION NETWORK Koala Talk – current projects