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Pollyanna the platypus

Pollyanna the platypus is a part of important population research being conducted by UQ PhD Candidate and PlatypusWatch ecologist, Tamielle Brunt.

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Otto's Spider

Wildlife Queensland Fraser Coast used the COVID pandemic to set up a new Backyard BioBlitz program for members and other wildlife enthusiasts. 

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Breaching whale

In an historic decision, the Queensland Parliament unanimously passed the Waste Reduction and Recycling (Plastic Items) Amendment Bill 2020 today to ban certain single-use plastics from use.

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Ban opera house traps

Wildlife Queensland has renewed its call for a state-wide ban on the use of enclosed yabby traps (opera house nets) in Queensland.

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Platypus in trap

As South Australia opts to phase out opera house nets from 31 July 2023, Wildlife Queensland calls for our state government to stop stalling and ban these deadly traps before more aquatic mammals suffer.    Since 2009, Wildlife Queensland has pushed for a ban on opera house-style traps and funnel traps in Queensland. In 2014, …

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Platypus in trap

PlatypusWatch Network needs your support to change the legislation/regulation around the use of Opera House Nets in Queensland.

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Yellow-bellied glider

Wildlife Queensland’s Yellow-Bellied Glider Project team has had recent success locating yellow-bellied glider colonies in the western suburbs of Logan.

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Pied-imperial pigeon

Wildlife Queensland Townsville Branch Vice President Liz Downes recounts the recently completed 56th successive year series of pied imperial-pigeon counts at North Brook Island.

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Clean Up Australia 2020

Clean Up Australia Day is on Sunday, 7 March. Wildlife Queensland branches are once again hosting clean up events throughout the state and encourage residents to get involved.

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Platypus

Wildlife Queensland’s Upper Dawson branch and the PlatypusWatch Network are calling for citizen scientists to be part of an important platypus project in the Upper Dawson River.

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