Together, we can secure a future for wildlife

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Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland (Wildlife Queensland) is the longest-running and one of the most respected wildlife conservation organisations in Queensland. For more than 60 years we’ve worked to protect and conserve at-risk species and habitats, advocating for better environmental policy, delivering vital on-ground conservation programs, and raising awareness of wildlife conservation issues through education and community engagement.

Mother's Day chocolate platypus

Go pink for platypuses this Mother’s Day!

This Mother’s Day, we’ve teamed up with Maleny Chocolate Co. to bring you a special edition Ruby Chocolate Obi the Platypus

10% of every Obi the Platypus purchase will help save our precious platypuses. Plus, receive a FREE Ruby Obi with every $100 spent in the Maleny Choc online shop! Use code ‘obi‘ to claim yours!

Order by 1 May 2024 for delivery in time for Mother’s Day!

Visit our Mother’s Day gift ideas page for more great gift ideas that give back!

QLD Govt. considers ban on opera house nets

Fisheries Queensland seeks public feedback on proposed recreational fishing reforms, including banning opera house nets (enclosed yabby traps). Queensland is the only state yet to fully ban these nets, despite ongoing reports of platypuses and other air-breathing animals drowning in them.

Our wildlife needs YOUR voice! Have your say and support a ban on opera house nets in Queensland. Submissions close 9 May 2024.


Discover the world of our wildlife weenies: Hoppers

Meet some of Australia’s tiny wildlife wonders in our new online picture book: Here Come the Hoppers! Read how these intriguing insects get ‘milked’ by ants for food. 

Here Come the Hoppers is part of our Backyard Beasties picture book series, featuring stunning photography by Jenny Thynne.

Check out our other Backyard Beasties picture books HERE.

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How we work

Protecting wildlife

Protecting and connecting threatened species through our innovative surveying and monitoring programs and key habitat restoration projects.

influencing choices

Cooperating with local & state governments and conservation groups to develop policies & campaigns that protect our state’s natural heritage.

engaging communities

Educating and engaging people and communities, the foundation of our Society, to inspire change and achieve positive conservation outcomes.

Latest reports

You can also visit our Annual Reports page for some key highlights from 2022-23.

Wildlife Australia magazine

WAM Summer 2023

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Your generous tax-deductible donation is your chance to make a huge impact on the wildlife you care about. More than 70% of all donations go towards our conservation projects to protect threatened species and habitats.

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