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Department of Environment and Science

Queensland Government

Department of Environment and Science


Queensland's waste levy

Queensland's waste levy starts 1 July, find out what it means for you...

'Riversleigh Rocks' photo competition

Grab your cameras or phones and enter your photographs of Riversleigh World Heritage Area to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its inscription on the World Heritage List. Entries close 30 October 2019.

World Heritage Areas — let's celebrate!

Two Queensland areas are celebrating 25 years of World Heritage listing in 2019 — ancient fossil site Riversleigh, and Gondwana, home to subtropical rainforests. Both sites were recognised for their outstanding natural and cultural values in 1994.

Bill introduced to Parliament to strengthen Reef protection laws

The Queensland Government has introduced a Bill to strengthen Reef protection laws. If you’re a commercial agricultural producer or industry regulated as an environmentally relevant activity within a Reef region, these changes may affect you.

It’s now easier than ever to ‘Think outside’

Featuring a selection of amazing camping destinations, Life’s Best Moments takes the heavy lifting out of planning your camping trip.

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