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Released by Resources Minister Scott Stewart alongside a draft 30-year Resources Industry Development Plan, the 2021 Queensland Exploration Plan pinpoints an area of over 14,400 km2 in regional Queensland for exploration for oil and gas.

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Mahogany glider

Stars above, spotlight beams, nocturnal shrieks, and the sudden swoop of something overhead in the darkness – boobook, powerful owl or … glider? This year’s results from Wildlife Queensland’s glider conservation teams make all the bushwhacking worthwhile.

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Anecdotal sightings of these beautiful butterflies are rising as we continue our mission to ‘Bring Back the Birdwing’ and plant 1000 vines in specifically chosen corridors throughout South East Queensland.

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Wildlife Queensland and the Boomerang Alliance of 56 NGOs have welcomed the announcement of consultation on a second nation-leading tranche of single-use plastic items to be banned in Queensland. These items include problem plastics habitually littered or landfilled and polluting the marine environment. 

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Canungra Community Workshop

On Sunday 28 November, some 45 wildlife-lovers joined PlatypusWatch at Canungra for a Community Workshop talk and hands-on learning session to find out more about platypuses, bushfire recovery, and waterbugs.

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GC Wildlife Wins for Now with Quarry Quashed

In September, Gold Coast City Councillors voted 8 to 5 to reject the 100-year+ development application for Nucrush Quarry at Oxenford, but while that particular battle was won, the larger war looks set to continue. Of particular concern to Wildlife Queensland was the proposal’s potential for extreme, irreversible environmental damage.

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What do the northern tinkerfrog, the Jardine River turtle and the northern greater glider have in common? They are all included on the list of recent updates to conservation status listings under the Nature Conservation and Other Legislation Amendment Regulation (No. 2) 2021. 

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What is logo?

Don’t worry, it’s not related to FOMO (Fear of Missing Out), and only tenuously linked to ScoMo, whose Federal Government is overseeing the rollout … introducing FOGO – the Food Organics Garden Organics bin.

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Trouble for our little drummer bird

Recent research from Dr Christina Zdenek and Prof Rob Heinsohn, published in Biological Conservation, finds that the spectacular and endangered palm cockatoo looks set to face population declines of 47% to 95% over the next fifty years, which could reduce its number to just 150 individuals.

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Wildlife Qld Christmas Appeal Yell Out for Yellow-bellied Gliders

It’s that time of year again! Giving season is here again, and it’s time to launch Wildlife Queensland’s annual Christmas Appeal. This year, we’re urging you to raise your voices, shout from the ‘treetops’ and help us raise funds to save Australia’s noisiest gliding mammal!

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