Brisbane's creeks and rivers | Brisbane City Council



Find out more about your local community volunteers who work hard to clean up and restore natural habitats along creeks and waterways in Brisbane.


Council is creating lifestyle and leisure opportunities to give you more places to go and things to do across our great city.


Splash out and have some fun at awesome canoeing and kayaking activities along Brisbane's waterways. Bookings required.


Learn the basics of fishing on land or in a kayak, including knots, bait, hooks, how to cast a rod and more.

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Creek Catchments Program

Council officers work with community groups across Brisbane to protect and restore catchments and waterways.

Bushland reserves

Council has created track maps to download with details of popular walking tracks, special features, things to do and safety tips.

Habitat Brisbane

This program helps community groups restore natural habitats in parks, bushland, wetlands and along waterways.

Stormwater harvesting

Stormwater harvesting is the collection of rainwater that flows from a variety of surfaces such as car parks, roads, gardens and footpaths. Find out more.

Join a catchment group

Find links to creek catchment groups, including community contacts and details on how you can contact and join your local group.

Environment Centres

Council's three environment centres offer information, environmental programs and events and walking tracks.

Creek Catchment Officers

Creek Catchment Officers help the community protect and restore Brisbane's waterways and bays in partnership with the 11 catchment groups city wide.

Community nurseries

Some Brisbane catchment groups run community native plant nurseries. Find out more about your local plants and meet like-minded local residents.

Protect our waterways

Find information about how Council and the community can partner in protecting Brisbane's waterways.

More information

For more information, phone Council on 07 3403 8888.