Reef protection regulations will apply across the Wet Tropics, Burdekin, Mackay Whitsunday, Fitzroy and Burnett Mary regions for beef cattle grazing, sugarcane production and banana growing from 1 December 2022.
Graziers in the Wet Tropics, Mackay Whitsunday and Burnett Mary; sugarcane producers in the Fitzroy and Burnett Mary; and banana growers in the Burdekin, Mackay Whitsunday, Fitzroy and Burnett Mary will join producers who are already regulated.
Two online information sessions are being held on 15 and 17 November 2022 for sugarcane production and beef cattle grazing to help producers understand what they need to do to comply.
If you have questions about the changes, email ESReef@des.qld.gov.au or register for an online session.
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Today (11/02/2022) Ecohub has launched the "whole of business" management system, developed as a risk-based platform, facilitate rapid and responsible business growth towards an economic, social and environmentally sustainable future. Toby Roscoe, EcoHub's Sustainability Manager says "The EcoHub ISMS uses a combination of lean management principles, risk analysis and controls, and continuous improvement principals, aligned with ISO 31000, ISO 14001 and ISO 9001, to achieve a fully integrated system for sustainable business management". EcoHub has created the standardized ISMS that will enable corporations to tackle diverse challenges, such as climate change and transition to renewable resources, while at the same time increasing their economic viability.
The implementation of ISMS lays a stable foundation stone from which a business can develop a system for working effectively in the new era that demands sustainable business management and rapid growth towards targeted sustainability goals. The new ISMS is currently being piloted by EcoHub, but will later be available to our clients, providing a risk-based process, which enables simplification of sustainability target setting and creating a corporate roadmap for achieving sustainability, now and into the future.
For more information please email info [at] ecohub.com.au