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By attending the Resilient Rural Living event, you will have an opportunity to gather information about sustainability and resilience techniques associated with living and working in the rural areas.

By attending the Resilient Rural Living event, you will have an opportunity to gather information about sustainability and resilience techniques associated with living and working in the rural areas of our shire, including small landholder living. Join us for a day dedicated to empowering rural communities with a range of knowledge and tools for sustainable and resilient living from industry experts. 

Date: Saturday, April 13 2024
Time: 8:30 am to 2:00 pm
Location: Cawarral Cricket Club, Cawarral

For a full list of presenters and stall holders, click here:
https://www.livingstone.qld.gov.au/homepage/254/resilient-rural-living

Our lineup of workshops and discussions cover a wide range of topics essential for thriving in rural environments:

  • Creating a Profitable Small Farm: Learn how to maximize the productivity and profitability of your small-scale farm.
  • Low Stress Stock Handling on Small Farms: Explore innovative techniques for grazing management and low-stress handling of livestock.
  • Improved Pastures, Grazing Land Management, and Raising Cattle on Coastal Country: Gain insights into optimizing pasture health, grazing management, and raising cattle in coastal environments.
  • Agritourism as a Pathway To Market For Your Produce: Explore opportunities to diversify your farm income through agritourism ventures
  • Master Planned Water Infrastructure: Learn about efficient water management practices and infrastructure planning for your rural property.
  • QLD Govt Vegetation Management Framework: Stay informed about the latest regulations and guidelines for vegetation management in Queensland.
  • The importance of Biodiversity. How to integrate various themes regarding this subject with rural or semi-rural living.

Interactive workshops on the day include:

In addition to these enriching workshops, we're thrilled to offer lucky door prizes sponsored by some of our esteemed partners:

  • RCS Australia: Course credit valued at $500
  • Roebuck Farm: 2-hour personal consultation valued at $500
  • Yeppoon Small Motors: Stihl 14in Chainsaw and Stihl Esky cooler, valued at $350; Stihl Cordless Pruner & Stihl toy chainsaw, valued at $350
  • Livingstone Shire Council Disaster Management: Emergency kit, valued at approximately $250

Don't miss this opportunity to connect with fellow rural residents, learn from industry experts, and equip yourself with the knowledge and resources for a resilient rural lifestyle.

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