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Thank you for caring for our wildlife! Wildlife Queensland is not a wildlife rescue or care organisation. We are happy to connect you with the following services and support.

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Urban backyards and places where people live have structures for human convenience and safety. But these structures may be inconvenient and unsafe for wildlife. Read these tips to make pools, fences and roadsides more fauna-friendly.

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Today sees the release of a landmark report highlighting the impacts of the Queensland Government’s Flying Fox Roost Management laws. Half of all flying fox species in Queensland are listed as threatened species, but the current laws allow for potentially harmful dispersals and disruptions to roosts with no environmental assessments at all.

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Rainbow lorikeet. Image © Aaron Wiggan The aim of Living with Wildlife is to help you create an environment where wildlife is welcomed and safe. We focus on promoting positive attitudes to wildlife and encouraging people to understand the necessity of wildlife conservation. We encourage you to read, ask questions and share this information with …

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Python

(by Wildlife Queensland Bayside Branch) A mammoth carpet python basking in the sun, Spring Mountain Forest Park. Image: Matt Cecil. Snakes are undoubtedly the most fascinating of our vertebrate animals. Whilst only a very small percentage of people look at snakes with affection, everyone has a story, myth or opinion on them. People are amazed …

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Many nature-lovers who attend Wildlife Queensland’s webinars, meetings or workshops express enthusiasm for revegetating their properties with native flora.  Here are 9 simple steps to getting started with your rewilding project.

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Attract wildlife to your garden with this step-by-step guide to converting a corner garden into a wildlife wonderland.

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squirrel glider in nest box

Natural tree hollows are declining due to the pressures of urbanisation and land clearing. You can provide a supplementary hollow and help protect wildlife in your area by installing a nest box.

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Wallum sedgefrog

Frogs are disappearing from our backyards for many reasons, mainly from lack of water in which to breed, the overuse of pesticides and the cultivation of gardens. Find out how you can easily and inexpensively build a frog pond in your garden and bring those croaky night sounds back.

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Lorikeet in tree

Think before you cut or prune a tree — an animal may rely on that tree for food or shelter. Here’s what you should know.

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