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Lady Elliot Island: An Example of Effective Habitat Restoration

Island history Lady Elliot Island is the most southern coral cay in the Great Barrier Reef with an area of around 40Ha. Owned by the Federal Government, the island is located 85 km off the Queensland coast, with the closest regional towns being Bundaberg and Hervey Bay. Lady Elliot Island is located within the ‘Green […]

From the President – Winter 2023

Winter has definitely arrived, and I’m really enjoying the crisp days, cool nights and great weather for walking out in nature. I recently spent time in Carnarvon Gorge National Park, Lady Elliot  Island (southern Great Barrier Reef) plus Lamington National Park. The diversity of ecosystems and landscapes is inspiring. Luckily we are able to experience […]

NP Experience – Arrum Harahap

Discovering Nature Sparks in Tamborine National Park In this digital age, we spend much time indoors, staring at screens, detaching from the need for sunshine, fresh air, and greenery. I came to Brisbane in December 2022, leaving my rural life in Sumatra, Indonesia, for an Australian metropolitan city. I quickly became trapped in the fast-paced, […]

Eastern Bearded Dragon

The Eastern Bearded Dragon, scientifically known as Pogona barbata, is a popular reptile species native to Australia. These lizards are often kept as pets due to their unique appearance and docile nature. They are a medium-sized lizard that is found in eastern and southeastern parts of Australia. They are commonly found in open woodland, savanna, […]

Park in Focus – Maree Budjong Djara National Park

Nestled off the coast of souteast Queensland, the Naree Budjong Djara National Park stands as a testament to the country’s diverse and awe-inspiring natural beauty. This remarkable national park, located on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island), offers visitors a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in a pristine and untouched environment. Rich Cultural and Environmental Heritage Naree […]

Upcoming NPAQ Events

Save the dates for these exciting NPAQ events coming up over the next few months! NPAQ Annual Dinner The NPAQ Annual Dinner is a highly anticipated event that celebrates the accomplishments of the organization and its members in their conservation endeavours. To be held in Brisbane city, this event provides an evening of inspiration, connection, […]

Preserving Paradise: The Vital Importance of QLD National Parks

Nestled within the diverse landscapes of Queensland, Australia, lies a network of national parks that stand as guardians of natural beauty and biodiversity. These protected areas play a pivotal role in preserving the state’s unique ecosystems, ensuring the survival of countless plant and animal species. Spanning vast areas of pristine wilderness, these protected areas serve as havens […]

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