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A helping hand is on the way to the tune of $500,000 to assist primary producers, natural resource management groups, nature refuge holders and special wildlife reserve managers with the cost of removing and safely disposing of hazardous waste.

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Suzie Smith, founder and long-time office-bearer of WPSQ’s Cassowary Coast and Hinchinbrook Branch, died peacefully in Tully hospital on 27 December 2021 after a long struggle with cancer – and so we lost one of the north’s truest, most abiding champions of our natural and cultural heritage.

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Orchid hunting has come a long way. In 5 steps you can join a national research effort.

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Plastic q-tips

Boomerang Alliance organisations like Wildlife Queensland are looking forward to a rewarding year of campaign work planned for 2022

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Hinchinbrook Channel has been cleared of dozens of discarded crab pots in a joint clean-up operation between fisheries officers and local Indigenous rangers.

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Animal Ethics Committee

The Queensland Schools Animal Ethics Committee (QSAEC) currently has vacancies for categories C and D members and has reached out to Wildlife Queensland to locate potential members in the Brisbane area.

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The New Year will bring new opportunities to help save Logan’s brush-tailed rock wallabies, and a new Wildlife Queensland team member to champion their conservation.

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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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Richmond birdwing butterfly

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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