FOMRE

Photo: John in Darwin 2015 for Australian Clean Beaches Awards It is with great sadness that we report the death of John Russell Prince on September 12th 2021. John was a long standing member of the Guilderton Community Association and was President for several years. He wrote the...

The results for Water Quality Monitoring over the years 2016 to 2021 are very pleasing. The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation(DWER) in partnership with Friends of Moore River Estuary have collected water samples up to 4 times a year for the past 5 years.  DWER...

Northern Agricultural Catchment Council (NACC) launched their Northern Agricultural Region vision (NARvis) with a Beaches & Bush Tucker presentation in Guilderton on 11th June 2021.  People from Perth to Geraldton  enjoyed a wonderful presentation followed by a delicious and varied Wild Foods morning tea with...

FOMRE has put in a submission to the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions for the creation of a regional park at the northern limits of Perth City to be considered in the Western Australian Government’s Plan for our Parks Program.  The proposed new park...

Water Testing of the estuary was conducted on Friday 5th March 2021. The team from the Department of Water and Friends of Moore River Estuary tested the 5 sites as usual - the river mouth, Silver Creek, Diamond Island, Woodridge and up the narrows. Recent rain...

The illegal opening of a river in south-west Victoria has resulted in a massive fish kill. A trench was dug through the sand bank between the Surrey River and the ocean at Narrawong. Artificially opening the sand bar at the wrong time can have devastating...

JLL have relaunched the Moore River South sale process, targetting international investors and developers, and are hopefull the property will reach $60 million. The 2103ha property is being billed as having the potential to be a self-sustaining urban area because any developer would have...

Your committee has been busy lately! Our ongoing attention to the actions of the Moore River Company (MRC) has revealed the company is instigating their plan for the south side of the river. FOMRE understands MRC is attempting to meet the ‘detailed design requirements’ of...

Friends of Moore River Estuary conducted their most recent water quality testing on 17th August 2018. Although the support of NACC has been lost, DWER (Department of Water and Environmental Regulation) continue to come up from Perth to collect important data about the estuary with...