Mackay Whitsunday region GLM land types

To view the description for a specific land type within the Mackay Whitsunday region of Queensland, click on the land type or plant index below:

All Mackay Whitsunday region land types (PDF, 7 MB)

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Have you come across an AL GLM land type code on your land type map? AL land type codes are given to regional ecosystems not suitable for grazing. Find out what your AL code represents


Bishop H. (2007). Pastures: Mackay/ Whitsunday region. A guide to developing productive and sustainable pasture feed grazing systems. Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries, Brisbane, Queensland.

Ball D. (in prep). Fauna of the CQC bioregion regional ecosystems.

Brooker M. I. H. and Kleinig D. A. (2004). Field guide to Eucalypts. Volume 3 Northern Australia. 2nd Edition. Blooming Books, Melbourne Australia.

Filet C. (1971). Pioneer Shire Handbook. Queensland Department of Primary Industries, Brisbane, Queensland.

Filet C. (1971). Sarina Shire Handbook. Queensland Department of Primary Industries, Brisbane, Queensland.

Hardy S. (2003). Soil and land suitability of the Whitsunday Coast Area, central Queensland. Whitsunday Shire Council, Proserpine, Queensland.

Queensland Herbarium (2009). Regional Ecosystem Description Database (REDD). Version 6.0b. Updated November 2009 (Department of Environment and Resource Management: Brisbane).

Peterson C. and Sander E. (2003). Irrigation Guide – Central District (Mackay, Plane Creek and Proserpine). Bureau of Sugar Experiment Stations, Indooroopilly, Queensland.

Wetland Management Profile – Coastal Grass-Sedge Wetlands, Department of Environment Protection Agency, (

Additional information specific to the Mackay Whitsunday region

Central Queensland Coast pasture photo standards →

Pastures: Mackay Whitsunday region – a guide for developing productive and sustainable pasture-fed grazing systems →