News

Apr 22, 2024

Mapping your stories

Did you know 77% of people want to see the creation of more national parks in Queensland? Just like you the majority of Queenslanders love national parks and other protected areas for […]  Read more 

Apr 15, 2024

Protect Beautiful Queensland Week of Action (April 20-28) 

Queensland’s state forests, conservation areas and national parks will be a hive of activity this month with plant and animal surveys, forest bathing and tree planting. Hundreds of people have pledged to […]  Read more 

Feb 12, 2024

Join us in Protecting Beautiful Queensland

Queenslanders are passionate about the special place that we live, and have already done so much for our natural places. From championing the Outback to protecting more of Cape York , from […]  Read more 

A man balancing on a fallen tree in the forest
Feb 8, 2024

Public support for doubling Queensland’s national parks

4 out of 5 Queenslanders support creation of more national parks, but more must be done to ensure unique landscapes and species are properly cared for. An overwhelming majority of Queenslanders support […]  Read more 

Bluffs and trees
Feb 7, 2024

28 Feb. How to get involved – join us online

Protect Beautiful Queensland is a new alliance bringing together everyone who loves National Parks and enjoying our great outdoors. Join us on Wednesday 28th February, from 6:30pm.  Read more 

28 Feb. How to get involved – join us online
Jan 25, 2024

New hope for critically endangered Night Parrot as national parks set to expand

Conservationists have welcomed the purchase of two cattle stations in north west Queensland in the spectacular Channel Country. Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service has bought Tonkoro and part of Melrose near Winton, […]  Read more 

Night parrot
Nov 30, 2023

Win for nature, tourism as cattle station to become new Curtis Island parks

Queensland Conservation Council and National Parks Association Queensland welcome plans to protect more than 1,500 hectares of land on Curtis Island off the coast of Gladstone after the State Government purchased a […]  Read more 

Curtis Island
Oct 16, 2023

New protected areas on track as SEQ logging starts to wind up

We welcome the news that 2,548 hectares of former State Forest, including Ferny Forest on the Sunshine Coast, will be permanently protected from logging, grazing and mining. A motion to start the […]  Read more 

Sep 20, 2023

Indigenous joint management delivers conservation success on Cape York as region surpasses 30% protection.

Conservation groups have today welcomed the Queensland Government’s continued investment in joint management of national parks on Cape York Peninsula and highlighted the importance of the $14.8 million funding for joint management […]  Read more 

Olkola Indigenous Rangers inspect a termite mound
Jun 22, 2022

Win for nature in Queensland Budget as $300m committed to national park growth & management

The Queensland Conservation Council and the Pew Charitable Trusts today welcomed the Palaszczuk Government’s $300 million investment in strengthening Queensland’s national parks.  The Pew Charitable Trusts’ Queensland Manager Andrew Picone said investments […]  Read more 

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