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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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The LNP Government has taken initial steps to create a glider refuge on Brisbane Southside in the Flinders Karawatha Corridor. Squirrel gliderPhoto ©WPSQ ‘It is not often that Wildlife Queensland has the opportunity to commend the Government on a positive environmental initiative but this planned action to protect the area known as Glider Forest is …

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Photo © Nick Edards The Queensland Government proposes to allow local 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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While you can’t hug a turtle of give a koala a bunch of flowers, you can show your love for our special places and wildlife by tweeting the Prime Minister this Valentine’s Day card and sharing your love on facebook. Thanks to thousands of people like you taking action last year, the Federal Government halted …

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Photo © Wildlife Queensland  As reported previously on this website, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) recently reaffirmed its commitment to broad environmental regulation reform that enhances efficiency and increases certainty for business while maintaining high environmental standards. The imminent threat of devolving environmental assessment powers to States and Territories vanished. Wildlife Queensland is of …

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