NPAQ Admin, Author at National Parks Association of Queensland - Page 3 of 21

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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

Supplementing National Parks

National parks have proved to be an integral part of society worldwide. In Queensland, “There is increasing demand for access to national parks for a range of tourism and recreational purposes” (NPAQ Protected Issue 34, 2021). But “Queensland has long suffered from an under-investment in conservation and land management” (NPAQ Protected Issue 23, 2018). This […]

Land and Sea Ranger Program

Queensland Indigenous Land and Sea rangers are employed by First Nations organisations across Queensland to care for their traditional land and sea Country. About the Land and Sea Rangers Through the Queensland Indigenous Land and Sea Ranger Program (the program), the Department of Environment and Science provides funding and partnership support to First Nations organisations […]

NPAQ is Hiring

Role Description: Fundraising Coordinator Role: Fundraising Coordinator, National Parks Association of Queensland Inc. Location: 9/36 Finchley Street, Milton, Brisbane QLD (remote working by negotiation). Tenure: Permanent part time, up to 22.8 hours per week (with flexible work hours). Remuneration: Up to $48,000 pa (based on $80,000 pa pro rata), plus 10.5% superannuation. A further 10% performance bonus is available […]

Northern Hairy Nosed Wombat

The northern hairy-nosed wombat is one of the world’s rarest marsupials and the largest of the wombat species, averaging about 32kg. They are nocturnal, living in extensive burrow systems that can consist of up to 90 metres of tunnels. Although they historically occurred across a vast area of inland Queensland and NSW, by 1982, northern […]

Conservation of birds in fragmented landscapes requires protected areas

For successful conservation of biodiversity, it is vital to know whether protected areas in increasingly fragmented landscapes effectively safeguard species. However, how large habitat fragments must be, and what level of protection is required to sustain species, remains poorly known. We compiled a global data set on almost 2000 bird species in 741 forest fragments varying […]

20th Romeo Lahey Memorial Lecture

The Romeo Lahey Memorial Lecture is held in memory and celebration of our founder, Romeo Lahey. There have been 19 memorial lectures to date, with the first being held the year after the passing of Romeo Lahey, who died in 1968. All previous Romeo Lahey Memorial Lectures can be read on the NPAQ website: The 20th […]

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