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    NPAQ acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Queensland National Park Estate and strongly supports co-stewardship with Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service.

    Patron: Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young AC, PSM Governor of Queensland

Author Archives: NPAQ Admin

From the President – Autumn 23

Welcome to the Autumn issue of Protected. Reflections and looking back can be thought-provoking and instructive. Reading past editions recently of the Australian Ranger Bulletin (a journal for State conservation managers across Australia) from 30-40 years ago, I was struck by the frequent references to eco-tourism and its management challenges in our national parks. Ecotourism […]

From the President – Summer 23

It’s great to start the year with hope and on a positive note. Recently there have been some major advances and progress in protecting our nature and biodiversity. The outcomes of COP 15 is one of these, which saw Australia take a much more proactive and positive role than in previous meetings. The internationally agreed […]

NP Experience – Paluma Range NP

Paluma Range National Park is a beautiful and unique nature reserve located in Far North Queensland, Australia. This beautiful park is home to a variety of wildlife and breathtaking landscapes. I recently had the pleasure of visiting this amazing park and it was an experience I will never forget. The drive to Paluma Range National Park […]

Park in Focus – Lamington NP (Binna Burra)

*This article has been amended since release due to misinformation – we apologise for any confusion caused. Lamington National Park is renowned for its beauty and biodiversity. The park is part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area and is a popular destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Located in the Gold […]

Queensland Independent EPA

Introduction Queensland is considering establishing an independent Environment Protection Agency (EPA) and this gives us the opportunity to take an important step to repair our environment. Such a step is needed as our environment is in decline and we have managed it poorly. The number of threatened species is growing and legislation affecting the environment […]

NPAQ Strategic Plan 23-25

We have recently published our 2023-25 strategic plan. The strategic plan outlines NPAQ’s vision for the future of Queensland’s national parks and the ways in which NPAQ will help to achieve this. The 2032 Olympics and Paralympics being hosted in Brisbane is a key driver for NPAQ wanting to increase our profile and capability, and […]

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