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The Wandoan Coal Project, if it goes ahead, will cover approximately 32 000ha west of Wandoan, and comprise an Xstrata coal has removed close to 50 000t of coal from a sample pit at Wandoan for coal testing.Photo © MRM 2008 open-cut coal mine, a coal handling and preparation plant, and related facilities such as …

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Redland Shire koalas need our support to protect their habitat from urban development. Redland Shire Council wants to develop bushland in koala population areas despite evidence that habitat loss is a major cause of plummeting koala populations in the shire. Wildlife Queensland Bayside Branch want to stop them. This is not just a local issue. …

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Platypus are air-breathing mammals that must come to the surface at least every five minutes. This means that they are susceptible to drowning if they are caught in a trap underwater. Yabby trap contents include decayingplatypus and turtle remainsPhoto © Alastair Freeman Reports are being received by Wildlife Queensland of platypuses found dead in yabby …

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The East Coast Inshore Fin Fishery is the largest and most complex fishery in Queensland waters. The fishery extends Blacktip shark are one of the most commonlycaught species of shark in theEast Coast Inshore Fin Fish Fishery.Photo: Meg Green from Cape York to the Qld/NSW border and includes protected marine areas such as Moreton Bay, …

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The network of stock routes in Queensland runs the length and breadth of the state. The trails support wildlife and native vegetation in linked corridors across the landscape. Wildlife Stock Routes Coalition campaignpost card. Send one to the Premier. Queensland wants to preserve and make the most of the network’s wildlife, conservation and heritage values …

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An application has been made to import and breed a limited number of savannah cats to be sold as domestic pets in Serval cat in the wild. The savannah cat hybrid is only 5 generations removed from the wild animal.Photo © Darryl Balfour Australia. A savannah cat is commercial name for a cross-bred of a …

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The Queensland Department of Infrastructure and Planning (DIP) has invited comment on the Far North Queensland Regional Plan 2025 (FNQ 2025) and the draft State Planning Regulatory Provisions (Regional Plan). Making a submission The outcome of the Far NorthQueensland Regional Plan willshape the future of thenorth of our State. The closing date for submissions is …

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached Stage 2 of its scheduled 10-year review of the zoning plan for Moreton Bay Marine Park. The Draft Zoning Plan has now been released and is available for public comment How to make a submission Moreton Bay wildlifeneeds more protection The closing date for submissions is 5pm, 7 …

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A federal election has been called for 24 November 2007. How can conservation-minded voters decide how to vote? Do you know what questions to ask? Can environmental issues decide the outcome of the 2007 federal election During an election campaign, political parties make claims and counter claims. It’s a confusing time, but also one of …

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Wildlife Queensland wants to stop licensed killing of whiptail Whiptail wallaby and joeyPhoto © Michael Snedic wallabies. Current state government culling licences allow the wallaby, also known as the pretty face wallaby, to be harvested commercially. Why not cull whiptails? Whiptail wallabies are losing their habitat. The wallaby likes forested areas on undulating land in …

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