Our environment

  • Air

    Controlling and reducing pollutants in the air is important for both our health and the environment.

  • Climate

    Find out how we will transition to a low carbon, clean growth economy and adapt to the impacts of a changing climate.

  • Coasts

    Our coast provides valuable ecosystem services that support the state’s economic and social development.

  • Great Barrier Reef

    We are working collaboratively with reef stakeholders to preserve the wonder of the Great Barrier Reef.

  • Heritage

    Queensland’s diverse heritage contributes to our sense of place, reinforces our identity and helps define what it means to be a Queenslander.

  • Land contamination

    Contaminated sites are managed to protect our health and the environment.

  • Noise and odour

    Environmental nuisance such as odour, noise, dust and light can interfere with our daily activities.

  • Waste and litter

    Household and regulated waste require a higher level of management to prevent harm to our health and environment.

  • Water

    Maintenance of water quality, aquatic biodiversity and habitats is critical for ecological, economic and social well-being.

  • Wildlife and ecosystems

    Preserving the biodiversity and ecological integrity of Queensland's regional ecosystems and their wildlife.

  • World heritage areas

    Our World Heritage areas provide highly valuable environmental, recreation and economic services for Queensland.