Container for Change scheme has recycled 5 billion bottles!

Container for Change scheme has recycled 5 billion bottles!

© Canva NFP More than $500 million has gone back into the pockets of Queenslanders with the Palaszczuk Government announcing five billion containers have been refunded through its popular Containers for Change scheme. Environment Minister Meaghan Scanlon said...
A win for Sunshine Coast fauna

A win for Sunshine Coast fauna

18 May 2022   Sunshine Coast wildlife is the winner in the recent announcement that Yurol Ringtail State Forest will be revegetated and become part of Tewantin National Park. On Tuesday, Environment Minister Scanlon announced that over 2400 ha of former state...
Where is the political will to preserve our wildlife?

Where is the political will to preserve our wildlife?

6 May 2022 Campaigns for the upcoming 2022 Federal Election on Saturday 21 May have passed the halfway mark. Given the widely reported faunal extinction crisis facing Australia, you might think the major political parties would be keen to outline strategies and...
Threatened Species Recovery Plans – not for the faint-hearted

Threatened Species Recovery Plans – not for the faint-hearted

3 May 2022 Author: Daryl Dickson It was a strange but welcome feeling the day Wildlife Queensland’s Cassowary Coast–Hinchinbrook Branch received final notification that the new National Mahogany Glider Recovery Plan had finally been legislated by the Federal...
This World Curlew Day, show your support

This World Curlew Day, show your support

21 April 2022   Contribute to shorebird conservation with a new storybook World Curlew Day was initiated by author Mary Colwell in 2017 and is celebrated annually on 21 April to raise awareness of these beautiful migratory waders and their plight. Today,...
Forget ‘bunnies’, it’s time for some native goodies …

Forget ‘bunnies’, it’s time for some native goodies …

14 April 2021   It’s a dentist’s favourite time of year. Kids get a long break and a sugar rush, and parents get … well … let’s just say we might need a spell in the garden! Of course, we don’t expect Aussie natives will ever topple the world’s favourite Easter...
Greater Glider ‘Dine & Shine’ Crows Nest

Greater Glider ‘Dine & Shine’ Crows Nest

‘Dine and Shine’ with Wildlife Queensland at Crows Nest with our Queensland Glider Network FREE half-day workshop, dinner, wildlife presentation, cultural display, and optional spotlighting event. Join guest presenters Paul Revie (Qld Glider Network),...
Will our top fossil be a platypus?

Will our top fossil be a platypus?

11 April Tourism Minister Stirling Hinchliffe has announced that Queenslanders will be able to pick their favourite fossil to add to Queensland’s nine official emblems from April 11 – and one of them is an ancient platypus.   After feedback from museums, tourism...

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