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Department of Environment and Heritage Protection


Reef Facts

The Great Barrier Reef is one of Australia's most treasured natural wonders. The Reef Facts website details the Queensland Government’s efforts to ensure that it remains one of the best managed marine ecosystems in the world.

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World Wetlands Day, 2 February 2015 - Wetlands for our future

World Wetlands Day celebrates and raises awareness of the importance and value of our wetlands. Check out what's happening and how we can help you understand more about our wonderful wetlands.

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Everyone's Environment - round three funding recipients

Over 100 recipients will collectively receive almost $5 million to carry out local projects to conserve the environment and built heritage, and protect flora and fauna.

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Waste—Everyone's responsibility

Waste—Everyone’s responsibility: Queensland Waste Avoidance and Resource Productivity Strategy (2014–2024) outlines the opportunities and challenges ahead for Queensland to reduce waste and improve resource recovery.

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Emergency work on heritage listed buildings

If the damage to a heritage listed building threatens personal or structural safety work can start immediately but written notice is needed to EHP as soon as possible. For more information contact the Heritage branch on 3330 5028.

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EPOLA 2014

The Environmental Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 was passed by Queensland Parliament on 28 October. The Act progresses amendments that support key Greentape Reduction reform initiatives.

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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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Koala rescue and rehabilitation grants

Up to $318,000 is available for projects helping sick, injured and/or orphaned koalas in Queensland.

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Be part of the largest green turtle recovery project in history

The Queensland Government is looking for corporate partners to support a ground-breaking project to secure Raine Island as the nesting site for one of the world’s largest population of green turtles.

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

Programs and initiatives

Last updated
30 January 2015