Far Eastern Curlew Conservation – Project Update

Comerong Island volunteers

For the past year Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA) has been leading an innovative project engaging communities along the east coast of Australia in conserving the critically endangered Far Eastern Curlew, the largest shorebird in the world. Titled Community Conservation of Far Eastern Curlew, the project includes habitat restoration, monitoring and education. The project is funded by […]

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Revive Our Wetlands Annual Report

Wetland workers

Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA) re-launched Revive Our Wetlands (ROW) on World Wetlands Day, 2 February 2017.  In 2017-18, CVA teams engaged the community in 719 project days of community conservation at 55 wetland sites in 36 locations around the country. The Revive Our Wetlands program is making great progress towards our 2020 Targets in the fields of […]

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Cudgen Tilapia Buster 2018

Tilapia Buster

Conservation Volunteers Australia successfully hosted the first ever Cudgen Tilapia Buster Event on Saturday 12th May. The perfect Autumn weather attracted many participants and curious onlookers and a great day was had by all.  Ninety nine people registered and participated on the day resulting in forty six Tilapia caught, totalling 58.51kgs. Prizes up for grabs […]

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Cudgen Tilapia Buster May 2018

Female tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus)

Conservation Volunteers Australia, Tweed Shire Council and Department of Primary Industries are partnering for the Cudgen Tilapia Buster event with support from Frogley’s Offshore, Anglers Warehouse, Bunnings and Stone and Wood Brewery. When: Saturday May 12 Time: 9am – 3pm Where: 38 Cabarita Road, Bogangar   The event will be located at 38 Cabarita Road, Bogangar and […]

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World Curlew Day 21 April 2018


Over 70% of the world’s Far Eastern Curlews, the largest migratory shorebird, migrate to Australia’s shores every year and can be spotted around the north and eastern coasts from Darwin to Wollongong during the months from September to April. Far Eastern Curlews are listed as Critically Endangered in Australia. April 21 is World Curlew Day, […]

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