The Barron Catchment 

The Barron River flows east from the Atherton Tablelands to the Coral Sea, north of Cairns in tropical North Queensland, Australia. The relatively short river system feeds from some of the wettest country in Australia and experiences regular storm events, Barron Catchment locationespecially during the wet season from December through to March.

Success storiesDetention basin

Slowing stormwater video

A changing landscape has been causing erosion problems.

Farmers in the upper catchment build detention basins to slow water runoff during storm events.  more....

News and upcoming events
Annual General Meeting & Catchment Coordinating Committee (CCC) Meeting
Date:  Tuesday 18th October 2016
Time:  10.00am - 12.30pm
Location:  CSIRO Meeting Room, 47-49 Maunds Road, Atherton

Central Zone Forum (CZF) Meeting
Date:  Tuesday 1st November 2016
Time: 10.00am - 12.00 noon
Location: DAF Building, Peters Street Mareeba

Upper Zone Forum (UZF) Meeting
Date:  Tuesday 8th November 2016
Time: 7.30pm - 9.00pm
Location: TRC Council Chambers, 45 Mabel Street, Atherton

Barron Catchment Care Meeting Calendar

Helen Adams Award - 2016

  • Barron Catchment Care is calling for nominations for this award
  • If you know someone who has made an unsung contribution to the health of the Barron River Catchment - consider nominating them ........ more info.