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Improved metering data to help support consistent and reliable water supply

Gladstone Area Water Board (GAWB) is upgrading its water pipeline network with end-of-life flowmeter replacements at 44 sites across the Gladstone region. A flowmeter is a device that measures the amount of water flowing through a pipe, which provides accurate collection and capture of metering data in real time to support consistent and reliable water […]

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Aquaculture Gladstone hits restocking milestone for the first time

Aquaculture Gladstone fish hatchery has released another 85,000 Barramundi fingerlings into Lake Awoonga, hitting their annual restocking target for the first time ever. 1.1475 million Barramundi fingerlings were released during the current restocking period (July 2023 to June 2024), thanks to the world class production capabilities of the Aquaculture Gladstone fish hatchery, owned and operated […]

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Don’t miss your chance to reel in up to $15,000 at Boyne Tannum HookUp

Lucky anglers could share in a $15,000 cash prize at next month’s Boyne Tannum HookUp, thanks to Gladstone Area Water Board (GAWB). The catch? You need to capture one of three pink tagged Lake Awoonga Barramundi first. GAWB has sponsored the Boyne Tannum HookUp’s pink tagged fish category for eight years now, raising the profile […]

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GAWB joins forces with NFP House to recruit volunteers passionate about fishing

Gladstone Area Water Board (GAWB) has partnered with NFP House to launch the Aquaculture Gladstone Volunteer Program. NFP House is now recruiting volunteers to support the Aquaculture Gladstone Interpretive Display and raise community awareness about hatchery operations, fingerling production, sustainable fishing, Lake Awoonga and GAWB in the process. GAWB CEO Darren Barlow said the volunteer […]

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Aquaculture Gladstone fish hatchery welcomes first school based trainee

Gladstone’s first ever school-based aquaculture trainee, Dean Vacher, has taken his first steps towards a career in the industry, thanks to a new traineeship program at Aquaculture Gladstone. Dean, who is currently in year 11 at Chanel College, has commenced a three-year school based traineeship, studying a Certificate III in Aquaculture. Gladstone Area Water Board […]

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Gladstone wins rights to host prestigious pests and weeds symposium

Gladstone Area Water Board has been selected to host the 2025 Pest Animal and Weed Symposium (2025 PAWS), bringing industry and pest and weed prevention professionals together to share ideas, solutions, and innovations. Gladstone Area Water Board CEO Darren Barlow said it was an exciting opportunity for Gladstone. “This symposium will bring around 250 attendees […]

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Aquaculture Gladstone makes a splash with new interpretive display for visitors

Gladstone Area Water Board (GAWB) is celebrating the launch of ‘Then and Now’, a portable history exhibition that celebrates Gladstone’s water supply. At the launch event at the Gladstone Visitor Information Centre at the Gladstone Marina on the morning of Thursday 26 October, well-known historian and Gladstone local, Paulette Flint, will deliver a speech about […]

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Gladstone Area Water Board reveals 50-year corporate history exhibition ‘Then and Now’

Gladstone Area Water Board (GAWB) is celebrating the launch of ‘Then and Now’, a portable history exhibition that celebrates Gladstone’s water supply. At the launch event at the Gladstone Visitor Information Centre at the Gladstone Marina on the morning of Thursday 26 October, well-known historian and Gladstone local, Paulette Flint, will deliver a speech about […]

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Past, present and future on display for Gladstone Area Water Board 50th Anniversary

Gladstone Area Water Board (GAWB) has buried a time capsule at Lake Awoonga on Friday 10 November, the final event in a year-long celebration to commemorate 50 years of operations. Reflecting the organisation’s rich water supply history, the time capsule features items which represent GAWB and Lake Awoonga and will be opened in 50 years. […]

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Gladstone Area Water Board commemorates 50 years with tree planting day

As part of Gladstone Area Water Board 50th anniversary celebrations, GAWB joined forces with students from Calliope High School and community representatives on the GAWB Community Consultative Forum, to plant an ‘avenue of trees.’ The tree planting day took place on Thursday 14 September as part of GAWB’s program of works to celebrate 50 years […]

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