Queensland introduces plastic ban into Parliament

Queensland introduces plastic ban into Parliament

plastic straws

Queensland introduces plastic ban into Parliament

16 July 2020


plastic strawsThe Queensland Government tabled legislation yesterday to ban plastic takeaway straws, stirrers, cutlery, plates and bowls. The legislation will now go to a…

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Plastic Free July

Ready to take the Plastic Free July challenge?

Plastic Free July Challenge

1 July 2020


Single-use plastic takeaway items such as straws, stirrers, cutlery, coffee cups, containers and heavyweight bags are amongst the most littered and…

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IR Monitoring Mt Perry

30 June 2020


IR Monitoring Mt PerryWildlife Queensland’s Quoll Seekers Network recently completed a three-month infra-red (IR) camera monitoring project looking for spotted-tailed quoll…

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New plant species discoveries

30 June 2020


Two new plant species have recently been described and recognised as part of the established native flora of Queensland.

Drosera buubugujin

Drosera Flowers of Drosera…

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Feeding wild birds in Australia

10 June 2020


Darryl Jones and rosella Prof Darryl Jones with a beautiful rosella. Image © Darryl Jones

Bird feeding is an increasingly…

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Honey bee

Bringing the bush to city backyards

May 2020


Authors: Jake Slinger & Michael Fox

Honey bee Honey bee. Image © Clinton Kay from Getty Images Pro

Do you love that flash of colour…

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Spectacled flying fox

29 May 2020


Spectacled flying fox Spectacled flying fox (Pteropus conspicilatus). Image © Connie Kerr / iStock

Australia’s vastly diminished

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Red imported fire ants

28 May 2020


Red fire ants Red fire ants on a coin. Image © Biosecurity Queensland

The Queensland Government’s Red Imported Fire Ant Eradication Program (the…

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National Volunteer Week

18 May 2020


National Volunteer WeekRunning from 18-24 May, National Volunteer Week is an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution that volunteers make to our community.

This year’s…

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Keep cafes, restaurants plastic-free

13 May 2020


Wildlife Queensland and its partner The Boomerang Alliance have welcomed the reopening of cafes, restaurants and food outlets, as long as they can be…

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