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Reusable cup

Read the latest update on single-use plastics in Queensland, including information about the proposed ban status, BYO coffee cups under COVID-19 and proposed national mandated targets for plastic reductions and recovery.

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Aussie Wildlife Vote 2020

The Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland has listed the Richmond birdwing butterfly in a public vote to highlight the plight of our unique native species.

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Black Swan Lake

A concerning recent report by the Gold Coast Bulletin has revealed that the Gold Coast City Council supermajority resolution regarding the preservation of Black Swan Lake at Bundall on Queensland’s Gold Coast has been called into question and Council is moving to infill the remaining 20 per cent of the lake.

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koala

Laws set up to protect unique species and habitats are ineffective, according to a major review of the national environmental framework.

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Snake Marco Volino-Getty

The Queensland Government has introduced changes to the subordinate regulations of the Nature Conservation Act 1992, effective from 22 August 2020.

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Kurt Jones

Environmental issues across South-East Queensland are the topic of films entered in the Cicada Film Festival (CFF) – a short film competition that is helping youth to be heard.

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spotted-tailed quoll

Wildlife Queensland’s Quoll Seekers Network (QSN) has completed its latest round of detection dog surveys to establish the existence of the spotted-tailed quoll in the Logan region.

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Wildlife Queensland Sunshine Coast & Hinterland Branch has launched a parliamentary petition to counter Queensland Air Museum’s petition to expand their facility into Isabel Jordan Bushland Reserve.

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plastic straws

The Queensland Government tabled legislation yesterday, 15 July, to ban plastic takeaway straws, stirrers, cutlery, plates and bowls. The legislation will now go to a Parliamentary Committee for review and should be passed into law in the next few months.

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Plastic Free July

Join the challenge … choose to refuse single-use plastic this Plastic Free July!

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