Platypus Xmas Appeal 2022

Help protect our iconic platypus this Christmas!

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 Wildlife Queensland is the longest-running and most respected wildlife conservation organisation 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.

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Wildlife Australia Christmas 2022 Subscription Offer

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Australia without the platypus – what a damning thought!© Slowmotiongli from Getty Images

Australia without the platypus – what a damning thought!

Wildlife Queensland has launched its annual Christmas appeal focused on a species that is arguably among the most bizarre in the world – the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus). Considered a hoax when a specimen first came to the attention of English museum curator George Shaw in 1799, the platypus is the only living species in its genus.

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Containers for change looks to expand© Canva NFP

Containers for change looks to expand

Queensland’s popular containers for change program could soon be expanded to include glass wine and spirit bottles to ramp up recycling, put money back into the pockets of Queenslanders and charities, and protect the state’s environment and great lifestyle.

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