• Lamington National Park

    Sitting on the QLD/NSW border, Lamington is known for its lush rainforests, mountain views, waterfalls and wildlife. The park is home to several species of threatened birds and was added to the National Heritage list in 2007.

  • Water Dragon chilling out in Springbrook

    Water Dragons are common in riparian habits across South-East Queensland. Often spotted in inner-city suburbs they have remained resilient through the modification of their natural habitat.

  • Humpback whales off the coast of Hervey Bay.

    Humpbacks became protected globally in 1965 following a dramatic decline in populations due to whaling. Numbers have slowly begun recovering but we need to protect coastal waters to ensure their future.

  • Lake McKenzie (Boorangoora) on Fraser Island.

    Lake McKenzie covers over 150 hectares and sits about 100 metres above sea level. Due to the white silica that makes up its sandy shores the water is so pure it is unsuitable for many species.

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Our mission

As the states peak non-government environment group since 1969 we coordinate within the conservation sector in Queensland to be a voice for the environment. Our mission is to protect, conserve and sustain Queensland’s unique natural environment, making sure that our wildlife, rivers and landscapes continue to thrive for future generations.

Queensland Conservation Council
9/10 Thomas street, West End, QLD 4101
(07) 3846 7833


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    Great Barrier Reef’s bleak bleached future being ignored by the Federal Coal-alition

     MEDIA RELEASE for immediate release: 23 February, 2017 Peak state environment group, the Queensland Conservation Council, is dismayed that Federal Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg has wasted the opportunity to meet with reef and climate scientists, and State and Territory Ministers in Cairns, to discuss action on climate change.
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    Empowering NQ Women for the Environment

    Apply to participate here Queensland Conservation Council and North Queensland Conservation Council are happy to share that we have received funding to run a special event for the 2017 Queensland Women’s Week. This event is to facilitate the empowerment of North Queensland women for the environment. We will be facilitating a series of conversations reflecting and celebrating women’s role in the environment in North Queensland through storytelling. We will also be developing women’s networks, and providing workshops in building resilience, building confidence and building leadership.
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    Emotional heat and light on renewables Trumping an informed energy debate

    MEDIA RELEASE for immediate release: 13 February, 2017 Peak conservation group Queensland Conservation Council has called for an urgent injection of rational discussion on climate action, rather than continuing with the emotional heat and light around renewables that we have seen rekindled in Queensland and nationally. 
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