Water Quality Resources

This page lists key guiding documents and templates for RTP Water Quality project partners.

#Reporting

Regional programs

Regional program managers and partnership coordinators:

  • Progress report

    Word templates to be completed and submitted by regional program managers and partnership coordinators in accordance with contract reporting due dates. Each PM/PC has a unique template found in the folder linked above.

  • Dashboard ready reckoner

    Document that explains how to use the regional manager dashboards to populate the regional program update in the PM/PC progress reports. 

Delivery providers:

  • Project progress report

    Word template to be completed and submitted by all delivery providers implementing regional projects and in accordance with contract reporting due dates.

  • M&E report

    Excel spreadsheet to complete the Monitoring and Evaluation section of the progress report. Each project has a unique spreadsheet that can be found in the folder linked above and is coded by your project's code. Check last report for the correct code and please confirm with the project name and organisation details.

  • Financial report

    Excel workbook with financial information to be submitted on the due date accompanying the progress report. Contains three spreadsheets: financial acquittal, additional information and summary.

  • Dashboard ready reckoner

    Document that explains how to use the delivery provider dashboards.

  • Final report (under development)

Innovation program

  • Project progress report

    Word template to be completed and submitted by all delivery providers implementing innovation projects and in accordance with contract reporting timeframes.

  • Knowledge transfer questions

    Word template to be completed by all innovation projects as a one-off. This document will help GBRF better understand the potential for the innovation to continue a path to adoption after the project ends.

  • Final report (under development)

    Word template to be completed by all delivery providers once the innovation project has been completed and in accordance with contract reporting timeframes. Final report templates are customised for each innovation project and are currently under development.

Conservation and Protection (Cape York Program)

Regional program manager:

  • Progress report

    Word template to be completed and submitted by the regional program manager in accordance with contract reporting due dates.

Delivery providers:

  • Project progress report

    Word template to be completed and submitted by all delivery providers implementing conservation and protection projects and in accordance with contract reporting due dates.

  • Financial report

    Excel workbook with financial information to be submitted on the due date accompanying the progress report. Contains three spreadsheets: financial acquittal, additional information and summary.

#Reference materials

  • Data Collection Statement

    Document that describes the measures GBRF takes to protect project data, what the data will be used for, and who the data can be shared with.

  • Landholder consent form

    Word template for a consent form that needs to be completed by all landholders receiving support under GBRF regional programs.

  • Guidance for restoration projects

    Document that provides guidance to all delivery providers implementing large-scale remediation projects for erosion control under the regional programs. Includes the minimum requirements for the development of Concept Designs and Detailed Designs.

  • Gully Toolbox, GECAT and SECAT

    User guides to the Gully Toolbox, GECAT, and SECAT can be found at the link above.

  • Social survey questions

    Delivery providers often prefer to ask the social monitoring questions with a paper form. This is a document with the questions.

  • Social monitoring training session

    This video session explains the 'what' and 'how' of the social monitoring associated with GBRF projects. Why we collect this data, what we do with it, how to collect it and tips on surveying.

  • GBRF system

    Project partners can find the app and dashboards to the GBRF data collection system in the link above. Log in with your account credentials or contact Milena if you do not know them.

  • GBRF system user manual

    User guide to GBRF's data collection system. Explains how to install and use the app.

  • Approach to assessing and reporting on WQ targets

    Document that explains GBRF's approach on assessing contractual compliance and reporting water quality improvements.

#Communications

#Foundational documents

  • Water Quality Component governance and management arrangements

    Document that lists the members of GBRF’s WQ team, WQ Working Group, the Technical Advisory Group, and the regional program managers and partnership coordinators. It also provides details on governance and management arrangements.

  • The Investment Pathways Project report

    Report prepared by Alluvium Consulting. The project developed a quantitative assessment of the most cost-effective catchment management actions within the Great Barrier Reef catchments, and a data visualisation tool to support the comparison of investment scenarios.

  • RTP M&E Plan

    Document that sets out how the performance of the Reef Trust Partnership will be measured. The Water Quality Component section starts on page 32.

  • Data collection plan

    This document contains a series of diagrams that will help you identify the indicators that are relevant to the RTP Key Evaluation Questions.

  • Detailed Program Logic

    Tool/model that describes the expected cause and effect relationships between the Water Quality Component activities, and the intermediate and end of Partnership outcomes.