Blog - Page 11 of 13 - National Parks Association of Queensland
    NPAQ acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Queensland National Park Estate and strongly supports co-stewardship with Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service.

Lindeman – we won!

In 2017 we fought to protect national park land on Lindeman Island under threat of commercial development. Hard work by NPAQ and others made the government and developer back down from revocation – Lindeman Islands National Park tenure is safe, for now. We will continue to be the voice for our state’s precious national parks but we need your support! Your financial assistance means we will continue our work protecting Queensland national parks.

Eco tourism – review real costs & benefits

Before we follow other states starry eyed about potential short-term gains, let us examine the costs and benefits of existing ecotourism developments.  With this knowledge, there is an opportunity to demonstrate real leadership rather than copy others.

Public hearing on Special Wildlife Reserves clarifies flora is included

Discussion on a Bill to establish Special Wildlife Reserves (a new class of privately-owned protected area) at an Agriculture & Environment Committee hearing has cleared up some confusion around the name and produced many interesting perspectives, including AgForce’s fears over “locking up land”.

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