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Our national parks protect some of the most beautiful landscapes in the country, and provide critical habitat for our unique native plants and wildlife – many of them threatened. National parks are a central part of our work to conserve nature and biodiversity in Australia. Unfortunately right now, many state governments including Queensland are pushing …

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The prime role and cardinal principle for management of Photo © Tatiana Gerus national parks is the protection of our biodiversity. Certainly national parks provide an opportunity for people to commune with nature and to carry out passive recreational activities but these functions must be secondary to the prime purpose. Unfortunately the LNP Newman led …

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The Queensland Government proposes to allow local Photo © Nick Edards authorities to move on flying fox camps without applying for damage mitigation permits. The Environment and Heritage Protection Minister Hon Andrew Powell M.P. said it was in line with the Newman Government’s war on ‘green tape’. In designated urban areas, councils will be given …

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POSITION TITLE: TENURE: SECTOR: LOCATION: APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Senior Projects Officer Part-time 3 days/week (flexible) Not for Profit Brisbane ‘Applications are now closed. To be informed about future opportunities, subscribe to our mailing list.   Wildlife Queensland is looking for a dynamic, hard-working and friendly person to work as Senior Projects Officer based in our Brisbane …

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At a recent address to the Queensland Rural Press Club, Hon Andrew Cripps M.P., Minister for Natural Resources and Photo ©Wildlife Queensland Mines stated ‘The previous Labor Government had allowed the pendulum to swing too far towards extreme green policies…’ and this was the justification for breaking a commitment of the now Premier, Campbell Newman, …

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Unlit candles will be held, at a Vigil of concerned mothers and grandmothers, this Mothers’ Day at 10.30 am, in the Botanical Gardens in Brisbane. Photo ©Wildlife Queensland This quiet but deeply felt expression of concern is organised by Wildlife Queensland’s Gold Coast and Hinterland Association and is in response to the possible forthcoming Vegetation …

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Every little bit helps! Make a donation and watch the ripple effect. Dear Friend, As an organisation Wildlife Queensland is working harder for wildlife than ever before. We need your help to continue our important work.  Every little bit helps – you can really make a difference by supporting our 2013 annual appeal. Please give …

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Finally – success in capturing images of an endangered spotted-tailed quollPhoto © Wildlife Queensland A project conducted by Wildlife Queensland’s Quoll Seekers Network (QSN) under an environmental grant from the Scenic Rim Regional Council has had great success in capturing images of an endangered spotted-tailed quoll. Scenic Rim Council’s Natural Resources Officer, Keith McCosh, helped …

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Wildlife Queensland is simply aghast at the Premier’s latest attempt to gain community support yet again at the expense of the environment and our wildlife. A north Queensland Council showed wisdom and rejected a call to disperse flying foxes without a well thought out plan.Photo © Wildlife Queensland ‘The Premier is now attacking local authorities …

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Wildlife Queensland welcomes the u-turn the Federal Government has taken by advising of its intentions to extend its powers under theEnvironment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act to approve coal mines and coal seam gas projects that have a significant impact on a water resource. Wildlife Queensland welcomes the drive to protect our water resources.Photo © Wildlife …

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