• About Southern Queensland Landscapes

  • About Southern Queensland Landscapes

  • About Southern Queensland Landscapes


Southern Queensland Landscapes has been established in recognition of local knowledge and a commitment to community development through natural resource management.

Our approach involves respecting and including western scientific and Aboriginal traditional knowledge, and assessing the planning and management of our natural resources at a whole-of-catchment level.

To learn more about our direction as a company, you can download our Strategic Plan. This plan was developed following extensive consultation with our community and stakeholders, listening to their aspirations for the future of our region. For a summary of our strategic planning process, you can download the Strategic Plan Consultation Report.

View and download our Standard Terms & Conditions here.

Our board

Southern Queensland Landscapes has a skills-based board that is appointed to oversee the strategic delivery of community based natural resource management across the Southern Queensland region.

The Board of Directors consists of an independent Chairperson and six Directors. Three Directors are from the east sub-region and three Directors are from the west sub-region. Directors have a mix of natural resource management and corporate governance skills.

Our Board of Directors are Chair Bruce Scott, Stephen Blore, Chris Joseph, Ann Noon, Karen Tully and Graham Cooke.


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Meet the Board of Directors

Bruce Scott

Chairman Read more

Graham Cooke

Director Read more

Ann Noon

Director Read more

Stephen Blore

Director Read more

Dr Jim Cavaye

Director Read more

Karen Riethmuller Tully

Director Read more

Chris Joseph

Director Read more


Paul McDonald

Paul has worked extensively across the natural resource management sector. He holds an adjunct associate professorship with the Sunshine Coast University for his work in South East Queensland and the Wide Bay Burnett.

He became a licensed surveyor while working in Roma and Queensland’s south-west and holds post graduate qualifications in information systems and business innovation.

Before joining SQ NRM, Paul was General Manager Business Development for Healthy Land and Water. He has been in senior management roles for almost 30 years.

Paul will be working with all sectors in the region to ensure Southern Queensland NRM delivers for the people and landscapes of Queensland’s Murray Darling basin.

Our Staff

The Southern Queensland Landscapes team bring a variety of skill sets, expertise and personality to our business.

Our Partners

We are committed to outstanding governance and delivery through connection with our community. As our initiatives are established, you will meet some of our partners here.