Will Yellow-bellied Gliders Survive Commercial Logging?
The announcement by the Queensland Government that ecotone forests of north Queensland be re-opened for
commercial logging immediately raises concerns for one of the marsupial gliders.
It is the yellow-bellied glider (Petaurus australis un-named subspecies) which is a denizen of these forests on the western edge of the Wet Tropics bioregion.
This population of the glider is classified as Vulnerable under both Queensland’s Nature Conservation Act 1992 and the Commonwealth’s Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Act 1992…more
Listed below is a selection of recent submissions and articles reflecting on the views of Wildlife Queensland and our role in protecting our environment.
- Will Yellow-bellied Gliders Survive Commercial Logging? – May 2013
- Power to Move on Flying Fox camps – May 2013
- Comments on the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment Bill 2013 – April 2013
- Quoll Seeking Success! – April 2013
- Submission on the review of the legislative framework for protected plants under the Nature Conservation Act 1992 – March 2013
- Biodiversity – Genuine concern or electioneering? – March 2013
- Has ‘Can-Do’ Campbell gone batty? – March 2013
- Biosecurity Bill 2012 Delayed – February 2013
- Community support for the curlews of Coochie – February 2013
- Action on the Fisheries Front – February 2013
- Proposed Amendments to the EPBC Act update – February 2013
- Comments on the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Retaining Federal Approval Powers) Bill 2012 – January 2013
- Connecting with Nature: The social dimensions of feeding wildlife – January 2013
- Council of Australian Governments Meeting – December 2012
- The effectiveness of threatened species and ecological communities’ protection in
Australia – December 2012
- Environmental Assessment: what is the Federal Government thinking? – November 2012
- Mahogany Glider update – Tully Branch – November 2012
- PlatypusWatch update – November 2012
- Grey Cross Campaign update – November 2012
- Pied Imperial-Pigeon monitoring project – October 2012
- Don’t Shoot Bats – The Grey Cross Campaign – October 2012
- Death by Barbed Wire – October 2012
- Koala Funding Boost – October 2012
- Flying Foxes Targeted – September 2012
- National Threatened Species Day – September 2012
- Quolls under threat near Warwick: Update – August 2012
- Myrtle Rust – how you can help reduce its impact – August 2012
- Submission on the Land Protection Legislation (Flying-fox Control) Amendment Bill 2012 – August 2012
- Submission on reintroducing lethal Damage Mitigation Permits for flying foxes – July 2012
- The Future for Flying Foxes – 27 June 2012
- New Weeds of National Significance – May 2012
- The vulnerable koala: are we in time to save our national icon? – May 2012
- Call for Leaders to Declare Commitment to Save Queensland’s Koalas – March 2012
- Environment, welfare groups call for ban on flying-fox killing to remain – March 2012
- A leap forward for Biodiversity Conservation in Queensland – March 2012
- Myrtle Rust Update – January 2012
CURRENT ISSUES AND NEWS
Conservation is on the agenda at all times, some of the current issues being pursued by Wildlife Queensland can be found in our news section.
Read the summary of recent submissions to find out about Wildlife Queensland in action.