Restoring Fish Habitat in the Tweed River

OzFish Unlimited

OzFish Tweed River Chapter works with land owners, the council and local landcare groups to repair fish habitat in the Tweed River. This opportunity suits students enrolled in COM30001, SCI00211 and ENV00224


Availability: Approved

Time required: 2 hours per week

Duration: Not yet defined

629 Binna Burra Rd
New South Wales

Requires face to face contact: Yes



To restore fish habitat by undertaking projects, such as riparian planting, resnagging, fencing, weed control, shellfish reef restoration and restoring connectivity.

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1. Enhancement of environmental services in the Tweed Catchment.
2. Improved fishery in the Tweed River.

Needs to be addressed

OzFish Tweed River Chapter addresses issues that negatively impact fish habitat, such as clearing, river bank erosion, grazing, silting, desnagging, barriers to fish migration and weed invasion.

Benefits to students

Students would benefit by gaining skills and experience working in the Environmental Conservation Industry. The 3 volunteer roles on offer are; Fish Habitat Officer, Communications Officer and Education Officer.


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OzFish has access to a wealth of information and support including some funding.