What We Do
NPAQ advocates for the protection, expansion and good management of the protected areas in Queensland; offers a bushwalking and outdoor recreation activity program; and provides opportunities to participate in community conservation and Citizen Science projects.
NPAQ supports the development and application of scientific and professional knowledge in advancing national parks and nature conservation
The Federal Government seems intent on pushing through significant changes to the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiveristy Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) without a full debate on the impact of the proposed changes.
The Wangetti Trail Proposal plans to introduce mountain biking and private accommodation (new activities/impacts) into Macalister Range National Park and the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. NPAQ does not support access for activities that are incompatible with the purpose of…
Queensland is missing out on new national parks due to chronic underfunding. Five Queensland conservation groups have identified 175 properties with very high biodiversity value that could have been bought and protected since 2015, but were not, because the Queensland…
While there can be differing views about the costs and benefits of private (commercial) development in national parks, there is no dispute that the community should have a say regarding any private development on national park.