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In spite of current political turmoil, the change in government has meant busier times for Wildlife Queensland, presenting welcomed opportunities to advocate for enhanced conservation of our wildlife and positively influence environmental decision making. Wildlife Queensland presents the proceeds of its bridled nailtail wallaby appeal to Hon. Dr Steven Miles at Fleay’s Wildlife Park as …

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For reasons best known to the Abbott government, the closing date Our marine life relies on the protection of Commonwealth marine reserves nation-wide. – Photo © Sam Harris for submissions of public opinion on the Coral Sea and North Network marine reserves has been extended until Tuesday, 31 March 2015. In 2012 Australia’s largest network …

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Wildlife Queensland’s Glider Network (QGN) recently shared the WPSQ Senior Projects Officer, Matt Cecil (back row, centre) and volunteer placement student, Ahlia Karam (front row, far right) with visiting delegation of Chinese State Forestry Administration professionals at Greenwood Lakes. – Photo © Matt Cecil importance of conservation with a delegation of Chinese State Forestry Administration …

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Bridled nailtail wallaby, Onychogalea frae – Photo © Steve Parish WPSQ has received several enquiries about how to become a member of Friends of Taunton. Following discussions and agreement between Wildlife Queensland and the Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing, the answer is simple: all you have to do is contact Leanne Henry, NRM …

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There were smiles all ’round on Tuesday 10 March as Wildlife Smiles all ’round as WPSQ presents funds raised by its recent appeal for the bridled nailtail wallaby at David Fleay Wildlife Park, Gold Coast – Photo © Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing Queensland President Peter Ogilvie, Secretary Des Boyland and Councillor Lynn …

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Sunday, 1 March marked the 25th anniversary of Clean Up Australia Wildlife Queensland’s Bayside Branch members clean up Australia in Redland Bay – Photo © Steve Homewood Day, an annual event at which hundreds of thousands of volunteers collect the litter from their local environment. (In the case of many Wildlife Queensland Branches and catchment …

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Crocodile management in Queensland is a vexed issue, particularly on the heavily populated east coast of north Queensland; it is an ongoing source of controversy, dissention and strident demands for increased or changed actions by government. That the dissatisfaction continues is proof enough that present policies and their implemented actions are not working. Crocodiles have …

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Hon Dr Steven Miles MP, Minister for the Environment and Heritage Protection, Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef, is off to a flying start after the recent state election. A meeting with 24 state, national and regional conservation groups was held on 26 February 2015 to discuss a range of topics including …

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Australia’s network of Commonwealth marine reserves is under review by the Abbott Government putting at risk the adequate protection of these environments and their biodiversity established by the previous Labor Government. Coral Sea Commonwealth Marine Reserve – Photo © www.environment.gov.au In 2012 the Labor Federal Government established Australia’s network of Commonwealth marine reserves – the …

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Join Wildlife Queensland’s campaign for a Wildlife Queensland has taken over the QCC campaign to ban and restrict single-use plastic bags in Queensland. We want to see a ban put in place and this election is the opportunity to get all political parties to make that commitment. Wildlife Queensland is calling for all seven political …

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