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Bag Ban Bill FEATURED

Wildlife Queensland celebrates the tabling into Queensland Parliament of the Waste Reduction and Recycling Amendment Bill 2017, legislating the introduction of a ban on lightweight plastics bags and a container refund scheme, both in 2018.

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With the Queensland Herbarium set to launch its Statewide Regional Ecosystems Maps and Information Systems, Wildlife Queensland urges it is time for a similarly accurate and comprehensive representation of Queensland’s fauna to follow.

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Spotted-tailed quoll by Sharon Wormleaton.

Once known to inhabit bushland across Logan, the spotted–tailed quoll seems to have disappeared from the region. To raise awareness of this endangered native carnivorous marsupial, Wildlife Queensland and the Quoll Seekers Network will be hosting a Quoll Discovery Day in June.

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Volunteer caretaker of the Bukkulla Reserve, Jeff Simmons, studies the diary of a famous Australian explorer and uncovers an uncanny past connection between Wildlife Queensland and the Wildlife Land Fund Limited.

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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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