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An environmental-newbie considers the Paris Agreement and how we can all help to reduce carbon emissions…

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Australia is now home to 1,872 animals, plants and ecosystems threatened with extinction, including the greater glider, now listed as Vulnerable under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act. In May, along with 48 others, the greater glider was added to the Federal Government’s growing list of plants and animals on the brink of extinction, …

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Every year, the Bayside branch Cicada Awards give the young people of south-east Queensland a voice on the environmental issues that shape their lives. Students across south-east Queensland are being encouraged to let their imaginations, passions and creativity go wild once again by creating a short film with an environmental theme relevant to SEQ and …

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WildInSight will streamline and significantly improve our ability to receive public sightings data and monitor wildlife distribution across the state. Collecting observation data from public sightings is an important method of acquiring distribution data for our native wildlife. However, the difficulty lies within the reporting. How do you capture that platypus or quoll sighting? Wildlife …

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Environment spending for Queensland in 2016-17 dedicates $12.1 million over four years and ongoing funding of $2.6 million every year for koala conservation and protection measures. – Photo © Sharon Wormleaton The Queensland Government’s 2016-17 Budget delivered a better than anticipated boost for the environment and its wildlife when released last Tuesday. Increased funding in …

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On World Environment Day 2016, the Queensland LNP announced its support for a major recycling scheme involving a 10c refund for every plastic bottle or can collected, and went on to promise the introduction of the scheme if re-elected. “Wildlife Queensland welcomes this as a major step forward in reducing harm to wildlife,” said Des …

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Wildlife Queensland celebrated World Environment Day on 5 June 2016 with a clean-up at the QUT Gardens Point mangroves followed by a short film screening on marine pollution. Throughout the evening, the audience enjoyed the sounds of Brisbane-based singer-songwriter, Michael Josephson and banjoist Dave Holzberger, both from the Indie-folk outfit Moski Jo. The films shown …

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Wildlife Queensland and the Quoll Seekers Network wish to thank Logan City Council for its support in searching for spotted-tailed quoll in the Logan region. – Photo © Amanda Ainley The Quoll Seekers Network (QSN) can continue the search for spotted-tailed quoll in the Logan region thanks to funding provided through the Logan City Council …

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Awards

YOUR VOICE FOR YOUR WILDLIFE AWARDS Every year Wildlife Queensland recognises the achievements and efforts of its members through a special awards ceremony held in September. The awards categories are: A new and successful Wildlife Queensland campaign in your region A new or ongoing Wildlife Queensland project involving the community The Margaret Thorsborne Award for …

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Australia has four species of quoll: the spotted-tailed, the northern, eastern and western quoll. The spotted-tailed quoll and the smaller northern quoll are both found in Queensland. Spotted-tailed quolls are mainland Australia’s largest native marsupial carnivore. About QSN Quoll Seekers Network (QSN) was established to raise community awareness of quolls in Queensland, gather information on …

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