No New Oil or Gas in Channel Country!

Lake Eyre

Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre Basin in Queensland's Channel Country has been threatened by oil and gas exploration, with roads disrupting the seasonal flow of water along the iconic flat landscape. This week, Premier Steven Miles announced that his government would ban new oil and gas developments in the Channel Country.Β 

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Submission to the Animal Management Act: Cats and Dogs

Dogs chase waterbirds in a creek

In August 2023, the Queensland Government consulted on proposed changes to the Animal Management Act (Cats and Dogs) 2008. While the purpose of these changes was to introduce tougher penalties to owners of dogs that attack people, some in the conservation movement took this opportunity to highlight the threat that uncontrolled dogs pose to native wildlife.Β 

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Townsville Tree Campaign: Timeline

A large, sombre group stand in the spot of two removed fig trees

Townsville's urban forest is an invaluable asset to the city. Our trees and other vegetation provide shade, shelter and habitat, prevent erosion, mitigate the impacts of flooding and store carbon.Β They are arguably our best weapon for adapting to climate change and preventing biodiversity loss.

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