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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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Trial translocation of sterile koalas to Noosa hinterland

The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection is seeking to engage a professional contractor to develop a methodology/project plan for a trial translocation of sterile koalas to a suitable location.

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Everyone's Environment grants

Applications for round three of funding are now closed.

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Litter and Illegal Dumping Community and Industry Partnerships program

Submit your proposal for the next round of the Litter and Illegal Dumping Community and Industry Partnerships program.

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Queensland Indigenous Land and Sea Grant program

Indigenous communities can now apply for grants up to $50,000.

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Changes to contaminated land development

From 4 July 2014 there are changes to the way contaminated land matters are managed for development.

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New environmental offsets framework

On 1 July, a new environmental offsets framework was introduced in Queensland.

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The SPRING—Species Recovery Info Gateway

The SPRING is a new online tool which provides information to support the conservation and recovery of Queensland’s threatened plant and animal species. The SPRING can be accessed by any member of the public interested in threatened species.

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Spot the Queensland Plan in action

Help identify and celebrate community achievers and bright minds who are working to make our state great today and for generations to come.

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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
19 August 2014