Vale Suzie Smith 1952–2021

Vale Suzie Smith 1952–2021

10 January 2022 Authors: Daryl Dickson, Liz Downes & Carol Muller, Cassowary Coast & Hinchinbrook Branch Vale Suzie Smith 1952–2021 Suzie Smith, founder and long-time office-bearer of WPSQ’s Cassowary Coast and Hinchinbrook Branch, died peacefully in Tully...
Liz Downes: Queensland Volunteer of the Year 2020

Liz Downes: Queensland Volunteer of the Year 2020

By Paul Sutton On Tuesday, 1 December, the Pied Imperial Pigeon Count at North Brook Island, begun 55 years ago by Margaret and Arthur Thorsborne, was again counting the thousands of pigeons flying back to their nests on the island. For the back story of this...
A socially-distanced, successful Wildlife Queensland AGM 2020

A socially-distanced, successful Wildlife Queensland AGM 2020

The Wildlife Queensland Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2020 was held on Saturday, 26 September at the Redlands City Lions Club in Cleveland. Whilst this year’s COVID compliant event was limited to 30 attendees, we received a good representation from local branches....

Youth urged to make a film and make a difference

17 July 2020   Environmental issues across South-East Queensland are the topic of films entered in the Cicada Film Festival (CFF) – a short film competition that is helping youth to be heard. According to Wildlife Preservation Society Bayside Branch spokesperson...

Vale Margaret Thorsborne AO

Margaret’s Farewell (March 12) from Jan Cattoni on Vimeo. With the passing of Margaret Thorsborne, Wildlife Queensland mourns the loss not only of the Society’s patron and one of its longest-serving members, but also one of Queensland’s most revered and beloved...

Help them be heard

WPSQ’s Bayside branch firmly believes that young people have the most at stake in the future, and so their voices should be heard. This is the philosophy behind the Cicada Awards Short Film Competition initiated by the branch in 2011. Since that time, the annual event...

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