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Margaret Thorsborne, 2014. Image by Sarah Scragg Productions In the 1960s Arthur and Margaret Thorsborne worked tirelessly with Wildlife Queensland’s Gold Coast Branch in campaigns to protect the natural environment. Moving to Cardwell in 1972 they continued to work for the protection of significant local areas, in particular Hinchinbrook Island and adjacent coastal habitats, and …

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We are so excited to announce that this year’s Bulimba Fashion Festival is going wild and green with Wildlife Queensland one of the event’s two beneficiary charities!

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President Peter Ogilvie gratefully accepts a cheque for $1000 on Wildlife Queensland’s behalf from Noosa jewellery company Pure Sands.

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Supporters of wildlife and women spoke of ‘exceeded expectations’ after Wildlife Queensland’s second annual brunch, ‘Inspiring Life’ on Sunday, 4 March…

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Land clearing, rising temperatures, Adani, a lack of connection with nature, and greener transport were among the issues that surfaced when Wildlife Queensland opened the climate change can of worms at its Wildlife Matters symposium in New Farm recently.

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Echidnas all over From Cairns in the north to Girraween in the south, and everywhere in between, Queensland’s EchidnaWatchers have been keeping a sharp lookout. With reports coming from locations as varied as Brisbane’s inner suburb Holland Park and Cunnamulla, western Queensland, echidnas are living up to their reputation of being Australia’s most widespread mammal. …

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By Mark Simpson The Spotted-tailed Quoll is the largest marsupial carnivore currently living on the mainland of Australia. Once widely distributed throughout the continent, it has seen a 50 to 90% reduction in Photo © Jo McLellan range since European settlement, with the current population being estimated at between 5,500 and 10,000. Both males and …

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Become a Wildlife Protector and make saving Queensland’s wildlife part of your everyday life! What is the Wildlife Protector Program In March 2004, Wildlife Queensland expanded its activities to protect and conserve Queensland’s threatened plant and animal species, and needed a sustained funding boost. The Society saw the Wildlife Protector Program as a way to …

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Koala feedingPhoto © Matt Cecil Influence of leaf chemistry on the dietary choice and habitat quality of the koala in western Queensland HUIYING WU University of Queensland Koalas are a vulnerable native Australian animal. Queensland koala populations are estimated to decline by 53 percent from 1991 to 2033. Koalas are highly selective feeders, depending on …

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