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Grey-headed flying fox mother and pup with distinctive ruff around neck and chest. Source: Vivien Jones.

Wildlife Queensland believes that immediate action must be taken to better inform the community of the sound reasons to change its collective attitude towards flying foxes – before it’s too late!

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Stacey and Matt explain for their young audience the process and importance of eDNA sampling in searching for these special secretive creatures.

Network Ten’s ‘Totally Wild’ films another segment on the work of our PlatypusWatch program, and we ponder whether screens can ever do enough to help the younger generations hear the call of the wild.

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Inspired by Australian wildlife from an early age, artist Joseph Burgess has a thought-provoking way of bringing the conservation message to life for contemporary urban communities.

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With the habitat of Queensland’s wildlife being ever encroached upon by humans, are we doing enough to manage human-wildlife conflict across Queensland in order to ensure the safety of humans as well as the protection of our native species?

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Wildlife Queensland has welcomed the announcement that Retail First, owner of 20 shopping centres across south-east Queensland, will ban the use of helium balloons, and calls for other retailers to follow suit.

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The happy snaps keep gliding in. Mahogany Glider female on the southern pole, Kennedy Creek Road, early hours of 1 March, 2017.

Our Bridging the Gap appeal to reconnect and restore the north Queensland habitat of the endangered mahogany glider is seeing signs of early success, with the first happy snaps gliding in!

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Sharon shares touching footage of her time spent forming an incredible human-wildlife connection with 'her elephants'.

‘Mother Elephant’ Sharon Pincott inspired a 78-strong gathering of women (and some very brave and supportive men) as guest speaker at WPSQ’s recent Wild Women Brunch for Wildlife in honour of International Women’s Day 2017. Our MC on the day, Samantha Morris, reports on Sharon’s moving presentation.

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Sharon with her elephant friends, Zimbabwe

Wildlife Queensland is excited to be celebrating women in wildlife conservation and International Women’s Day 2017 with a special brunch featuring guest speaker Sharon Pincott, internationally acclaimed wildlife warrior and author of Elephant Dawn. Get your tickets now!

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Droving by Paul Donatiu

Wildlife Queensland appears at the public hearing on the Stock Route Network Management Bill 2016, and awaits the recommendations of the Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources Committee and the fate of the Bill in the house.

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Washed-up balloons on a beach. Image © Kevin Redgrave.

Had a gutful of helium-filled balloons killing our wildlife? We have too! Check out our submission on Implementing a lightweight plastic shopping bag ban in Queensland and add your voice to the campaign now!

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