Kinaba's autumn maintenance day

Corroded fasteners were renewed, prepared timber for railing and balustrade repair, plus safety additions to glass panels.

All carried out by 6 volunteers who crossed the Lake to maintain the Information Centre.

first 2024 working bee

8 intrepid volunteers braved the choppy conditions to continue maintaining the Information Centre.

Various caretaking tasks were completed.

QPWS meeting

Lots of paperwork discussed and agreed upon, and signed.

New arrangements re wh&s and working bees.

13th December maintenance day


Many jobs attended to on this last maintenance of the year for Kinaba.

Great morning tea.

Maintenance day 24th October

Seven intrepid volunteers spent the morning oiling decking, checking and treating hardware corrosion and general cleaning at the Kinaba Information Centre.



Cold crossing to work on Kinaba Information Centre

A great group of volunteers crossed the Lake in cold and windy weather, to spruce up Kinaba Information Centre for groups to visit on their way up through the wetlands to the Upper Noose River.

Working bee in May at Kinaba

8 voluntteers crossed the lake for the third attempt to maintain the Information Centre.

Window and general cleaning completed, door locks replaced, and first aid kit refreshed. 

Meetup with Brisbane Intrepid Landcare Group

Lnadcare Group met with speakers from Friends of Kinaba, National Parks and NICA to inform them of the local efforts to maintain the integrity of Lake Cootharaba, Noosa River, Kinaba and the surrounding environments.

Winter solstice maintenance morning.

Our first dedicated maintenance trip with the new vessel "Jabiru".

Saturday 18th June - official Jabiru launch

Noosa Integrated Catchment Association secured a grant from a Government Gambling Fund, enabling Friends of Kinaba to purchase this boat.


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