for the Douglas Family Trust conducting business as Canebridge Pty Ltd and Australian Desert Limes on the property “ Wyoming” at Roma, Queensland.
Statement of Commitment : We will take action to:
Limit pollution and harmful environmental impacts while expanding beneficial impacts through our land management;
Support the conservation of bio-diversity generally, but particularly through better understanding and managing soil biota and soil health on the property;
Monitor ground cover, pasture condition and irrigation water application to conserve soil and water;
Comply with legislation and regulations applicable to our use of natural resources in farming;
Have a framework for setting and reviewing environmental objectives and targets.
We will do these things in a process of continuous improvement, compliant with the ISO 14001 international standard, through the Australian Landcare Management System (ALMS*), using the myEMS software tool.
Our Business Aim is :
Maintaining a family based business which operates harmoniously and supportively for its members, for the community and for the natural environment in which we live and farm.
* ALMS delivers environmental improvement at both the farm and broader landscape levels through:
• Applying an internationally recognised and audited management system
• Requiring links with catchment priorities and strategies
• Requiring continuous support for the conservation of biodiversity
ALMS aims for improved environmental management with recognition for land managers who provide that improvement.