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Department of Environment and Heritage Protection


Great Barrier Reef

The Queensland Government has established a new Great Barrier Reef Water Science Taskforce to provide advice about the best way to achieve its ambitious water quality targets.

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Boaties — be mindful of whales this migration season

As migrating whales and calves begin to arrive in Queensland waters, boaties are reminded to keep a safe distance and abide by regulations on how close vessels can come to these animals.

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Townsville crocodile targeted for removal

Wildlife officers from the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection are continuing their efforts to capture a four metre crocodile off The Strand, Townsville.

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Rangers and researchers' green turtles work secured with corporate funding

A massive green turtle rescue effort spearheaded by the Queensland Government has secured vital funding thanks to corporate sponsor BHP Billiton.

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Hopeland area soil sampling

The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection has been undertaking soil sampling in the Hopeland area near Chinchilla.

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Queensland's shipwrecks—dive into history

This series of shipwreck guides will help divers discover the stories of our local underwater maritime heritage in and around Moreton Bay and the Great Barrier Reef.

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Be CrocWise

This summer be CrocWise in north Queensland. Stay safe by viewing our new videos on launching your boat, fishing and camping in croc country.

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View EHP data sets currently available through the Open Data Portal.

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Last updated
25 May 2015