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It is pleasing that efforts will be directed to some species that call Queensland home, such as the eastern bristlebird - Photo © David Cook

At the Threatened Species Summit held in Melbourne on 16 July 2015 the Australian government released its Threatened Species Strategy, an action plan to achieve the long-term goal It is pleasing that efforts will be directed to some species that call Queensland home, such as the eastern bristlebird – Photo © David Cook of reversing …

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Spotted-tailed quoll, among WPSQ’s ‘Top 10’ - Photo © Kavini Wijesooriya

The 100th edition of our my.Wildlife eBulletin this month got us thinking about the 100 most threatened species from Spotted-tailed quoll, among WPSQ’s ‘Top 10’ – Photo © Kavini Wijesooriya around the world, and where Queensland and our Society fit in to the picture. The official list of the world’s 100 most threatened species, entitled …

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Wildlife Queensland welcomes two recent outcomes as significant steps forward in reducing litter and the threats it poses to our native and endangered wildlife - Photo © Surfrider Foundation

Wildlife Queensland’s plastics campaign is making progress having recently achieved two very significant milestones. Wildlife Queensland welcomes two recent outcomes as significant steps forward in reducing litter and the threats it poses to our native and endangered wildlife – Photo © Surfrider Foundation Working alongside the Boomerang Alliance to achieve action by the state government …

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Myrtle rust is threatening a range of species, including melaleuca, putting the fauna dependent on those species at risk. - Photo © Lana Baskerville

Our national Biosecurity Bill 2014 will soon undergo its second reading debate in the Australian Senate. Scheduled for Myrtle rust is threatening a range of species, including melaleuca, putting the fauna dependent on those species at risk. – Photo © Lana Baskerville 18 May, this review presents a much-needed opportunity for the Bill’s legislation to …

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Moreton Bay Marine Park, undoubtedly one of Queensland's most important coastal resources.- Photo © Robert Ashdown.

Located around 14km from the Brisbane CBD, Moreton Bay is undoubtedly one of Queensland’s most important coastal resources. Moreton Bay Marine Park, undoubtedly one of Queensland’s most important coastal resources.- Photo © Robert Ashdown. Its mostly blue waters- at times interrupted by algal blooms and sediment loads – are an ideal playground for boaties, recreational …

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Wildlife Queensland presents the proceeds of its bridled nailtail wallaby appeal to Hon. Dr Steven Miles at Fleay's Wildlife Park as part of its boosted to-do list. - Photo © Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing

In spite of current political turmoil, the change in government has meant busier times for Wildlife Queensland, presenting welcomed opportunities to advocate for enhanced conservation of our wildlife and positively influence environmental decision making. Wildlife Queensland presents the proceeds of its bridled nailtail wallaby appeal to Hon. Dr Steven Miles at Fleay’s Wildlife Park as …

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Let's hope our ancestors' enjoyment of Australian aquatic life won't rely solely on aquariums. Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, Darling Harbour. - Photo © Sacha Fernandez

For reasons best known to the Abbott government, the closing date Our marine life relies on the protection of Commonwealth marine reserves nation-wide. – Photo © Sam Harris for submissions of public opinion on the Coral Sea and North Network marine reserves has been extended until Tuesday, 31 March 2015. In 2012 Australia’s largest network …

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Volunteer placement student, Ahlia Karam explains the importance of nest boxes as habitat replacement for gliders in the Greenwood Lakes area - Photo © Matt Cecil

Wildlife Queensland’s Glider Network (QGN) recently shared the WPSQ Senior Projects Officer, Matt Cecil (back row, centre) and volunteer placement student, Ahlia Karam (front row, far right) with visiting delegation of Chinese State Forestry Administration professionals at Greenwood Lakes. – Photo © Matt Cecil importance of conservation with a delegation of Chinese State Forestry Administration …

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Bridled nailtail wallaby, Onychogalea frae - Photo ©  Steve Parish

Bridled nailtail wallaby, Onychogalea frae – Photo © Steve Parish WPSQ has received several enquiries about how to become a member of Friends of Taunton. Following discussions and agreement between Wildlife Queensland and the Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing, the answer is simple: all you have to do is contact Leanne Henry, NRM …

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Smiles all 'round as WPSQ presents funds raised by its recent appeal for the bridled nailtail wallaby at David Fleay Wildlife Park, Gold Coast - Photo © Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing

There were smiles all ’round on Tuesday 10 March as Wildlife Smiles all ’round as WPSQ presents funds raised by its recent appeal for the bridled nailtail wallaby at David Fleay Wildlife Park, Gold Coast – Photo © Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing Queensland President Peter Ogilvie, Secretary Des Boyland and Councillor Lynn …

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