Clean Up Australia Day is on Sunday, 1 March 2020. It’s the perfect opportunity to join with family, friends, neighbours and colleagues to remove all the rubbish accumulating in your local park, bushland, beaches and waterways before it kills our wildlife.
In 2020, WPSQ’s conservation programs will focus on enhancing and building community awareness of native wildlife, restoring vital wildlife habitat and surveying and monitoring of conservation-significant species in South Eastern Queensland.
The submission date for the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) review has been extended to 17 April 2020. Have your say and help strengthen our environmental protection laws.
Australia’s Environment Ministers have issued an agreed statement of their intention to pursue a nationally consistent approach to address the negative impacts that ‘opera house’ yabby nets have on Australia’s native wildlife, in particular on platypus.
UPDATE: POSTPONEMENT OF PROTECTED AREAS MATTER SYMPOSIUM We’ve decided to postpone the Protected Areas Matter symposium scheduled for Saturday, 14 March. We’ve made this decision out of an abundance of caution given the current uncertainty around the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. We believe that your health and safety are of primary importance. Stay tuned …