Why become a member?

If you live in the Burdekin-Bowen region, or your group operates in the Burdekin-Bowen region, then you can become a member of the Burdekin Bowen Integrated Floodplain Management Advisory Committee Inc (BBIFMAC).

Membership is $20 per year for individuals/farming businesses or $50 for corporate/organisations. There are mulitiple year and pensioner discounts also available. Membership application forms are available from the office or by emailing: secretary@bbifmac.org.au

There are many benefits to being a member of BBIFMAC, including:

  • ◽ Free or discounted water tests*.

    BBIFMAC are able to test numerous water quality parameters in our local laboratory. This includes pH, electrical conductivity, total suspended solids and nitrate-nitrogen.

    Please contact us for more information on testing arrangements and methodology.


  • ◽ Discounted water quality testing equipment (EC meters, KP samplers etc.).

    Receive exclusive discounts on eligble water quality monitoring equipment.

    Please contact us for more information or visit our equipment page for more details.


  • ◽ Latest information on grants available to individuals and organisations.

  • ◽ Assistance with completing grant applications

  • ◽ Invitations to key events of interest in or around the Burdekin and Bowen areas.

  • BE HEARD.

  • ◽ Inform the community about important NRM issues by attending and speaking at BBIFMAC meetings.

  • ◽ Have your say on important matters that affect your region by voting at meetings.

  • BE INFORMED.

  • ◽ Attend BBIFMAC meetings and hear about the latest NRM activities in the area.

  • ◽ Receive newsletters and other information of interest on NRM.

  • ◽ Gain access to BBIFMAC resources, including hard copies of publications, or electronic documents that can be forwarded upon request.

  • ◽ Receive notice of funding opportunities available to the community.

  • GET AHEAD.

  • ◽ Get in on the ground floor of the regional arrangements where future funding opportunities will be directed.

  • ◽ Be able to get involved in on-ground projects.

  • ◽ Preserve your family's future financial security & lifestyle by ensuring sustainable production and preservation of our region's natural resources.