The Jingeri Management Group

Holistic management requires dedicated and a team effort – See our valued accreditation's, memberships and list of community involvements


The Jingeri Management Group have completed and passed all requirements for the following accreditation's:


Meat Standards Australia (MSA)

Meat Standards Australia (MSA) is a beef and sheep meat eating quality program designed to take the guesswork out of buying and cooking Australian red meat. MSA involves all sectors of the supply chain from paddock to plate. A wide range of cattle and sheep management practices, processing systems, cuts, ageing periods and cooking methods have been researched to determine the impact each has on eating quality.

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University of Queensland: Bachelor Of Applied Science

Tracy Finnegan graduated in 2013 with a BAppSci extended major: ‘Integrated Resource Management’.

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The Jingeri Management Group have been accepted as members for the following organisations:

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA)

Meat & Livestock Australia Limited (MLA) delivers marketing and research and development services for Australia’s cattle, sheep and goat producers.

MLA creates opportunities for livestock supply chains from their combined investments to build demand and productivity

Most of MLA’s funding comes from transaction levies placed on the sale of livestock, with the Australian Government providing matched funding for levy investment in most R&D.

MLA provides services, tools and information that create tangible benefits for livestock producers that flow back to the farm gate.

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Target 100

The industry’s Target 100 initiative demonstrates the long term commitment of Australia’s cattle and sheep farmers to advance sustainable practices – from an environmental, animal welfare, social and economic perspective – and ensure a sustainable food supply for generations to come. Target 100 outlines 100 research, development and extension activities covering soil, water, energy, pests and weeds, biodiversity, emissions and animal welfare.

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National Farmers Federation (NFF)

The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) is the peak national body representing farmers and agriculture across Australia. With Australia’s political, social and natural landscapes ever-changing, the NFF is committed to ensuring modern farming is not only viable and sustainable, but continues its vital and growing contribution to the nation.

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Land For Wildlife

The Jingeri Management Group is proud to be a member of the Land For Wildlife initiative in South-East Queensland. Land For Wildlife is a vibrant, progressive program that aims to protect native wildlife and flora for the benefit of future generations. Land for Wildlife brings together like-minded landholders to share skills and knowledge about nature conservation. To date over 50,000 hectares of habitat for wildlife has been protected with a further 3700 hectares under restoration, just in South East Queensland.

Land for Wildlife members (like The Jingeri Management Group) join the program because they want to enjoy and protect native plants and wildlife on their property. Providing healthy habitats for wildlife also has wider benefits such as reducing erosion, connecting patches of bushland together, improving soil health, improving water quality in creeks and improving our sense of well-being and aesthetics. Basically, members provide land for wildlife. Land for Wildlife members do a lot of work. Previous surveys have estimated that Land for Wildlife members spend 1-2 weeks per year on habitat management.

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Healthy Land & Water (formerly SEQ Catchments Limited) 

“I advise that at the SEQ Catchments Members Association Board Meeting held on 1 May 2014, the new membership application in the Rural Industry Division from Jingeri Management Group was approved by the Board. Congratulations!” – Leanne Jackwitz (Executive Assistant)

Healthy Land and Water, is a community-based, not-for-profit organisation regional NRM Group, helping to build a sustainable community that cares for and values the natural resources and biodiversity of SEQ 

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BirdLife Australia

“It was a pleasure to work with Liz Gould and Colin Hastie at SEQC throughout the year as we surveyed properties receiving support to improve habitat for threatened species. Mark & Tracy Finnegan at Jingeri on Duck Creek acknowledged the value of this support as they develop their property to be a brilliant example of environmental stewardship and holistic land management. We continue to survey quarterly at Jingeri.” – Sheena Gillman. Chair of Conservation

There are many ways for keen bird lovers to get involved just like Jingeri. You can join the community of dedicated volunteers that help monitor and collect important data on Australia’s birds, they always need more citizen scientists. The Bird Life Australia education programs share knowledge and experience in a friendly hands-on environment with staff and volunteers that know and love Australia’s birds and their habitats.

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University of Queensland School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management

UQ have a fast growing graduate network and offer support to graduates after they leave. UQ also welcome friends of the School to join the network and stay in touch. UQ offer you opportunities to network and develop your knowledge base to ensure you stay on top of your field by being committed to providing pathways to:

  • get involved with the School via guest lecturer opportunities, industry links and events

  • reconnect with fellow alumni, staff, and students

  • Subscribe to our e-newsletter, which includes a publications mailing list.

  • provide benefits, services, and professional development opportunities

  • Browse the latest news and events, share your thoughts with us or find out what UQ GPEM alumni, staff, and students are up to now.

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Community Involvement

The Jingeri Management Group are proud to be involved with the following communities and initiatives:


National Landcare Program

The 2014-15 Budget outlines the Australian Government’s continued commitment to natural resource management, biodiversity and land management in Australia. Over the next four years, the Government will invest $1 billion through the National Landcare Programme in projects that address environmental and sustainable agriculture issues.

Through the National Landcare Programme and other related programmes including the Government’s Green Army Programme, Reef 2050 Plan, the Whale and Dolphin Protection Plan, Working on Country, the Land Sector Package and investments in the Great Barrier Reef Foundation, the Government is investing more than $2 billion over four years in natural resource management.

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Scenic Rim Regional Council

Our people are a wonderful mix of Traditional Owners, settler pioneer families, farmers, artists, young people, children, business operators, families and so much more…

Being connected to the Scenic Rim gives us a chance to think about our past, present and future. And this community website is designed to help our thinking, particularly about our future in ways that grow 4-Bottom Line Sustainability:

  1. Ecological Sustainability – PLANET – protecting, conserving, restoring and revitalising nature and the natural resources that are the foundation of our lives.

  2. Economic Sustainability – PROSPERITY – supporting local business and enterprise to provide goods and services for residents, businesses and visitors in eco-efficient ways.

  3. Social Sustainability – PEOPLE – growing creative, connected communities across our region.

  4. Civic Engagement – PARTICIPATION – bringing people together to collaboratively work for a sustainable future for the Scenic Rim.

These layers of sustainability connect closely to the Scenic Rim Community Plan 2011 – 2026. This is our region’s shared vision and plan for the future and is the main guide for Scenic Rim Regional Council, other levels of government and our community on important issues including the environment, economic development, social wellbeing, infrastructure and governance.

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Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN)

The Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN) connects ecosystem scientists and enables them to collect, contribute, store, share and integrate data across disciplines. Collectively this increases the capacity of the Australian ecosystem science community to advance science and contribute to effective management and sustainable use of our ecosystems.

TERN is delivering critical research infrastructure and supporting national and international networks of scientists, environmental managers and stakeholders, needed to improve understanding and management of Australia’s ecosystems.

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Climate Change – CASANZ Special Interest Group

The Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Climate Change Special Interest Group is a component of the Clean Air Society of Australia and New Zealand (CASANZ), a non-government, non-profit organization first formed in the late 1960s to bring together people with an interest in clean air and the mechanics of air pollution. Its focus is now expanded to encompass broader environmental management affairs, but with particular reference to air quality and related issues.

The aim of the Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Climate Change SIG is to facilitate discussion within CASANZ to include greenhouse gas emissions and climate change, focusing on the latest developments in the field that underpin the policy and management of these issues.

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Australasian Emissions Trading Network

Governments in the Australasian region are introducing emission trading schemes to address the problem of human induced climate change. The Australasian Emissions Trading Network is designed to encourage debate, dialogue and understanding among market participants and practitioners.

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International Energy Centre

The International Energy Centre (IEC) is a network of three of Australia’s leading universities in the energy domain – The University of Queensland, The University of Western Australia and The University of Newcastle – and leading foundation industry partner Xstrata Coal. It is an explicit objective of the four founding partners to include other leading organisations such as universities, government agencies and industrial organisations as members of the IEC to build a robust community to address these challenges.

The IEC’s vision is to play a critical role in equipping leaders with the skills, knowledge and expertise to address energy challenges and devise solutions for a sustainable future. This goes beyond the immediate resource focus and includes clean technology, integration in areas such as regional and developing country processes, climate change, carbon management, sustainability, economics and international policy as well as other areas where energy forms an important part of the future.

The IEC has four core objectives:

  • To be a catalyst for collaborative Thought Leadership in the low carbon, energy and sustainability arena;

  • Deliver leading edge Continuing Professional Development that will create the international leaders for today and the future through postgraduate and short course development programs for the energy and low carbon sectors;

  • A dedicated Innovation and Research manager of choice for collaborations featuring multiple universities and/or research partners; and

  • A trusted Expert Knowledge Broker providing access to international professionals and best practice expertise in key areas.

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