Saving K’gari: The Campaign to save an island by John Sinclair

John Sinclair had completed writing his book before his death in February 2019, the manuscript was edited and published in June 2024.  The book was launched at the John Sinclair Memorial Lecture by Bob Brown on 15 June 2024. “John Sinclair stands tall … as one of the great environmental achievers of his time. This Continue reading


The FIDO publishing team have finished compiling and editing MOONBI 140 which is available now. Download MOONBI 140 Table of Contents for MOONBI 140 President’s Report Team Leadership Thoughts on FIDO’s Future directions What is a Bioblitz? My Brother John The Pandanus Problem Project Work Paper of Weeds: Utilising the weeds of K’gari K’gari’s Dingoes Continue reading

The John Sinclair Memorial Lecture 2024 – Guest Speaker Bob Brown

Honouring the outstanding contribution Dr John Sinclair AO made to conservation, this years lecture will be delivered by renowned environmentalist Dr Bob Brown. ‘Saving life on Earth will take civil insurrection’ The latest science charts massive storms, sea level rise, fires and extinction yet the corporate foot is on the accelerator and the absurdity of Continue reading

K’gari conference Djaa-Ngarawinj (Land and Sea) report November 9th and 10th 2023

On November 9 and 10, FIDO members attended the K’gari conference at the Fraser Coast campus of the University of the Sunshine Coast. At this two-day event, our own Peter Shooter presented a session on the Pandanus restoration programme that FIDO has been running with Isaac Neisler and his team. The conference hosted a number Continue reading

The Towards 2050 K’gari Research Symposium – Registrations Close 19 November

A USC-led symposium is aiming to develop a research strategy to help ‘future-proof’ K’gari, the world’s largest sand island, over the next three decades. The Towards 2050 K’gari Research Symposium will bring together the island’s traditional custodians, the Butchulla People, researchers, students, environmental groups and other stakeholders at USC’s Fraser Coast campus on Friday 26 November. Continue reading