Department of Environment and Heritage Protection
- Simpler, more effective protections for marine mammals
New legislation has been introduced to simplify whale watching regulations and provide greater protection for marine mammals in Queensland waters.
- 2013 Premier's Sustainability Awards
The winners of the 2013 Premier’s Sustainability Awards will be announced on 14 June 2013 at a presentation dinner at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Book your tickets now.
- Everyone's Environment grants program
Round Two of the $12 million Everyone’s Environment grants program is now open for community organisations to apply for grants of $2,000 to $100,000.
- Illegal Dumping Surveillance Camera Grant Program
The Illegal Dumping Surveillance Camera Grant Program is open to all Queensland local governments. It will supply successful applicants with portable surveillance cameras for use in identifying and combating illegal dumping activity.
- Flying-fox roost management
A new approach to flying-fox roost management is being developed by the Queensland Government. This will allow problem flying-fox roosts in urban areas to be managed more easily, particularly by councils, with streamlined permit application processes.
- Queensland heritage
Our heritage. Our Queensland. Our future.
The Queensland Government values the State’s historic places and stories.
- Greentape Reduction
Twenty environmentally relevant activity thresholds have been deleted from the Environmental Protection Regulation, saving small and medium-sized businesses time and money.
- State of waste and recycling in Queensland 2012
The State of waste and recycling in Queensland 2012 report has been released. It provides a snapshot of waste generation, resource recovery and waste disposal in Queensland during 2012.
- Koala Rescue and Rehabilitation Grants
Eleven organisations have received a financial boost to deliver koala rescue and rehabilitation services.
- Fraser Island Dingo Management Strategy
The independent scientific peer-review of the Fraser Island Dingo Management Strategy is now available.
- Gladstone environmental monitoring
The Queensland Government is committed to ensuring that the Gladstone region can continue its role as a key economic base with a sustainable and healthy environment.
- Air quality
- Compliance and enforcement
- Contaminated land
- Environmental impact assessment
- Environmentally relevant activities - Prescribed
- Greentape Reduction
- Incidents and disaster recovery
- Mining resource activities
- Non-mining resource activities
- Planning and guidelines
- Natural resource management
- State of the environment
- Water quality and ecosystem health