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GAWB water network data now available for free on QSpatial online portal

Gladstone Area Water Board has released Geospatial Information System (GIS) data about our water supply network alignments to make it easier for private enterprise, local councils and the State Government to plan for, and invest in, future infrastructure projects supported by the GAWB network. The datasets – which are now available free of charge on […]

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Changes to Lake Awoonga marine zone come into effect on 1 July 2024

Image of pelican swimming in Lake Awoonga

From 1 July 2024, all motorised watercraft will be prohibited from a new marine zone at Riverston Bay at Lake Awoonga, making it safer for people wanting to swim, kayak, stand up paddle board or just float around in the calm protected water. Gladstone Area Water Board CEO Darren Barlow said the change was requested […]

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Awoonga Dam given positive feedback in latest safety inspection

Gladstone Area Water Board (GAWB) has wrapped up the latest round of routine safety inspections of Awoonga Dam. Led by a team of specialist consultant engineers, the inspections are undertaken every year as part of GAWB’s Dam Safety Management program, and in line with Queensland’s guidelines for a referable dam. Representatives from the Dam Safety […]

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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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