Despite the challenges of COVID-19, 2020 saw good progress in the war on Australia’s fire ant invasion with the continued roll-out of the National Red Imported Fire Ant Eradication Program throughout South East Queensland.
The Final Report from Professor Graeme Samuel’s independent review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act was tabled in Parliament on 28 January and is now available online.
University of Queensland (UQ) student Taylor McGregor completed a three-month placement with Wildlife Queensland in 2020 as part of the Society’s Student Placement Program. Read about Taylor and her experience at Wildlife Queensland.
This World Wildlife Conservation Day, we invite you to join us in commemorating and remembering the nearly three billion animals killed or displaced during Australia’s devastating Black Summer bushfires.
The Queensland Government has just introduced legislation to ban plastic straws, stirrers, cutlery and plates/bowls in Queensland. Subject to consultation, it will include expanded polystyrene (foam) cups and clamshell containers.
Platypus habitat in Australia has shrunk by 22 per cent in 30 years and the animal should now be listed as a nationally threatened species, according to new research led by the University of New South Wales.