Ecosystem Health Index Report
Fitzroy Basin Ecosystem Health Index Report Card
Summary of Results for 2018-19
The results of the ecosystem health index increased slightly overall in 2018-19 compared with 2017-18. 11 catchment regions and the estuary zone were again examined. The Comet decreased its overall grade to a C and the Connors went from a C to a B. The overall ecosystem health of other catchments, including the estuary zone, remained relatively stable although there were some changes to individual indicators, for example to nutrient levels
Mostly good results for physico-chemical indicators throughout the Fitzroy basin.
Mostly good results for nutrient indicators throughout the Fitzroy basin.
Mostly fair results for toxicant indicators throughout the Fitzroy basin.
Mostly poor results for ecological indicators throughout the Fitzroy basin.