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Queensland’s Protected Area Strategy 2020-2030 is a ten-year plan for supporting the growth, better management and sustainability of the state’s public protected areas, including our extraordinary national parks and private protected areas.
Find out more about the department’s response to COVID-19.
From 1 December 2020, Reef protection regulations commence for banana growing in the Wet Tropics and beef cattle grazing in the Burdekin. Find out about the requirements.
Find out how the Queensland Government is working to reverse the decline in koala populations across SEQ and secure their long-term survival.
New licences have been introduced for keeping, breeding and trading native animals to help ensure viable wild populations are maintained for future generations.
Queensland's national parks have been given an $8.93 million funding boost as part of the Queensland Government’s economic recovery plan.
Take a virtual tour of some of the state’s parks and forests thanks to new Google Maps footage!
Balloons have been identified as one of the most harmful waste items to wildlife, and detrimental to our environment… releasing balloons is also classed as littering and penalties apply.