Help “Name the Platypus Chocolate” and WIN!

Help “Name the Platypus Chocolate” and WIN!

  11 September 2023(Last updated: 12 September 2023) This September, Wildlife Queensland and Maleny Chocolate Co. are inviting Australians to “Name the Platypus Chocolate”. The online naming contest, which runs from 11 – 28 September, gives one lucky person...
PlatypusWatch Planting Day

PlatypusWatch Planting Day

Register via Eventbrite Come and be a part of Wildlife Queensland’s PlatypusWatch Planting Day! This event includes planting native trees to help support the local Windaroo Creek riparian corridor, followed by an informative ‘walk and...
Platypus spotting in Brisbane — Pullenvale

Platypus spotting in Brisbane — Pullenvale

Book now via Eventbrite. This September, Brisbane City Council, Wildlife Queensland and ACF are joining forces to promote platypus conservation across the city. Join Wildlife Queensland PlatypusWatch Project Officer Tamielle Brunt on an afternoon stroll along a creek...
Platypus spotting in Brisbane — Pullenvale

Platypus spotting in Brisbane — Bridgeman Downs

Book now via Eventbrite This September, Brisbane City Council, Wildlife Queensland and ACF are joining forces to promote platypus conservation across the city. Join Wildlife Queensland PlatypusWatch Project Officer Tamielle Brunt on an afternoon stroll along a creek...
Platypus spotting in Brisbane — Pullenvale

Platypus spotting in Brisbane — Wacol

Book now via Eventbrite This September, Brisbane City Council, Wildlife Queensland and ACF are joining forces to promote platypus conservation across the city. Join Wildlife Queensland PlatypusWatch Project Officer Tamielle Brunt on an afternoon stroll along a creek...
Exciting updates from PlatypusWatch

Exciting updates from PlatypusWatch

30 June 2023 Welcome to the latest news from PlatypusWatch. While trying to complete her PhD thesis, platypus ecologist Tamielle Brunt and her team have been busy bees these last few months, creating lots of fantastic news to share with you. ABC News article Wildlife...
PlatypusWatch Wolston Centenary Platypus Talk & Results

PlatypusWatch Wolston Centenary Platypus Talk & Results

Join Wildlife Queensland’s Ecologist Tamielle Brunt as she talks about all things platypus. Learn about the platypus population within the Wolston Catchment and find out the results from the environmental DNA water sampling of 10 sites that were undertaken as...
The occupancy model helps platypus detection accuracy

The occupancy model helps platypus detection accuracy

23 May 2023 Wildlife Queensland’s PlatypusWatch has commenced its annual platypus monitoring survey in South East Queensland using the environmental DNA (eDNA) detection method. This year will be the program’s eighth consecutive year of platypus eDNA monitoring across...
PlatypusWatch Walk & Talk Mackay

PlatypusWatch Walk & Talk Mackay

Reserve your spot Wildlife Queensland invites you to join ecologist Tamielle Brunt for a free walk and talk to learn about the iconic platypus. Mackay locals are lucky to have platypuses right on their doorstep! They are an iconic Aussie with many quirky features....

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