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Protecting National Parks Protects Your Well-Being

Did you know National Parks contribute to your well-being, even if you never visit one? Whether you live in a city or rural area, whether you live locally or internationally, Queensland’s National Parks are supporting your well-being and quality of life. Ecosystem services can be viewed as a proactive approach to conserving nature and your […]

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 […]

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