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Queensland Government Department of Environment and Science
(Park alerts Brisbane region)


Queensland Government Department of Environment and Science
(Media Releases)


  • Major scaling works have begun in Burleigh Head National Park, as Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) and contractors begin the complex task of the safe removal of almost 30 boulders and other debris from the slope above the popular Oceanview Walking Track.
  • Ecologists from the Department of Environment and Science (DES) and researchers from the University of Newcastle, Southern Cross University, CSIRO and the South Australian Museum have uncovered a new species of mountainfrog; Philoria knowlesi, in Queensland’s south-east, and are now working to protect its habitat.
  • A two-metre crocodile that was hanging around a caravan park and boat ramp at Kurrimine Beach in far north Queensland has been removed from the wild.
  • The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) is reminding visitors to obey all temporary closures for their own safety, as rangers ramp up recovery efforts in Burleigh Head National Park following the severe rainfall and floods in February.
  • Poor behaviour in national parks and State forests is putting lives at risk, with the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) issuing 21 fines over the Easter weekend in the Lockyer Valley and at Main Range.
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Check out the Australian Government, Bureau of Meteorology’s 7-day forecast. click here

(http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts/ipswich.shtml)

  • Monday: Showers Late. Mostly Cloudy. Cool. 13 – 19 Tuesday: Showers Late. Mostly Cloudy. Cool. 13 – 20 Wednesday: Mostly Sunny. Cool. 12 – 21
  • Temperature: 15.4°C Dew Point: 14.6°C Relative Humidity: 95% Wind Speed: 11.1km/h Wind Gusts: 13.0km/h Wind Direction: S Pressure: 1021.9hPa Rain Since 9AM: 1.8mm
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