As welcome as the Government’s introduction of a Bill to ban lightweight plastic bags and introduce a container deposit scheme has been, Wildlife Queensland joins other leading environmental groups in arguing for further bans on disposable plastics.
What does waste-free family life really look like and how attainable is this achievement for the average Queenslander? Brisbane mother-of-two Hanna Hervall lets us take a look inside her super low-waste lifestyle (and super organised pantry!)…
Presented on 13 June, the 2017-18 Queensland State Budget has committed almost $275M over a five-year period to the environment. Priorities for funding include the addressing of climate change, tackling waste and protecting the Great Barrier Reef.
With the challenges being presented by climate change, new coal mines are not what we need. Wildlife Queensland feels strongly that support for the Adani Carmichael coal mine is not only misguided but reflective of yesterday’s thinking.
Wildlife Queensland celebrates the tabling into Queensland Parliament of the Waste Reduction and Recycling Amendment Bill 2017, legislating the introduction of a ban on lightweight plastics bags and a container refund scheme, both in 2018.
With the Queensland Herbarium set to launch its Statewide Regional Ecosystems Maps and Information Systems, Wildlife Queensland urges it is time for a similarly accurate and comprehensive representation of Queensland’s fauna to follow.
Once known to inhabit bushland across Logan, the spotted–tailed quoll seems to have disappeared from the region. To raise awareness of this endangered native carnivorous marsupial, Wildlife Queensland and the Quoll Seekers Network will be hosting a Quoll Discovery Day in June.