Spotted a platypus in the wild?
Your sighting information helps PlatypusWatch understand platypus distribution and conservation needs in Queensland.
Images © 1. Josh Bowell (greater glider) 2. Canva NFP 3. Lucy Parker Paul 4. Canva NFP
Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland (Wildlife Queensland) is the longest-running and one of the most respected wildlife conservation organisations in Queensland. For 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.
years of wildlife conservation
Members, supporters & Volunteers
branches across Queensland
GUIDE: A Will for Wildlife
Our beautiful booklet, A Will for Wildlife, shares the history of Wildlife Queensland, the environmental successes of the organisation, and some beautiful supporter stories.
In addition, A Will for Wildlife highlights the importance of gifts left in Wills to Wildlife Queensland, and exactly how to go about setting up your Will to leave a kind and thoughtful gift.
How we work
World Environment Day Festival 2023
The occupancy model helps platypus detection accuracy
Wildlife Queensland’s PlatypusWatch has commenced its annual platypus monitoring survey across Greater Brisbane using the environmental DNA (eDNA) detection method.
Digging mammals play a key role in Queensland’s biodiversity
As we approach the International Day for Biological Diversity on 22 May 2023, with the theme “Agreement to Action: Build Back Diversity”, it is important to recognise the significance of digging mammals in preserving Queensland’s rich biodiversity.
Wildlife Queensland needs your help fighting for native wildlife homes
Wildlife Queensland launched its end-of-financial-year appeal this week to raise money to continue monitoring, protecting and advocating for Queensland’s native wildlife.