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On 7 September, Wildlife Queensland took conservation to the people in the Queen Street Mall, Brisbane. Images and examples of the spotted-tailed quoll, the northern Alina and Sam from Wildlife Queensland on Threatened Species DayPhoto © WIldlife Queensland quoll, the mahogany glider and the Richmond birdwing butterfly were profiled, with their distribution, conservation status, requirements …

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On 7 September 2012 – Threatened Species Day – the new LNP Queensland Government, saw fit to announce amendments to the Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) regulation 2006 to permit the taking of 4 species of flying fox in accordance with an approved code and operational policy under a lethal Damage Mitigation Permit (DMP). The species …

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Currently it is a waiting game. Date for submissions on the proposal to declare the Commonwealth Marine Reserves has passed. Wildlife Queensland made a final plea to simplify the zoning around the Osprey, Shark and Vema reefs and extend the area further west. Lion FishPhoto © Jasen Anderson It was also recommended that the marine …

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The Queensland LNP Government has been in control for over 6 months, the budget has been handed down and public Flying foxes are one target of the LNP government’s first 6 months in officePhoto © Nick Edwards servant numbers reduced. How is the natural environment and its wildlife weathering this time of change? The answer …

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Threatened Species Day (Friday 7 September) is being marked this year by the re-introduction of government-sanctioned killing of two threatened species in Queensland – the Grey- Photo © J. Miles headed and Spectacled flying-foxes. Four years ago (in 2008), the Queensland Government banned the shooting of flying-foxes after an assessment by the government’s Animal Welfare …

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