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

Queensland Government Department of Environment and Science
(Media Releases)

  • A green turtle who has escaped two near-death experiences has been released again to the wild by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) and Sea World in celebration of World Turtle Day 2023.
  • A property owner and his employee have been fined a total of $23,500 and ordered to pay a total of $4,398.18 in costs for destroying more than 20 protected grass trees and illegally dumping construction waste into a creek on the man’s residential property.
  • The Department of Environment and Science (DES) is working closely with the New South Wales Environment Protection Authority (NSW EPA) to develop a nationally consistent integrated waste tracking system that will fully digitise the waste tracking process.
  • Department of Environment and Science (DES) officers are assisting Queensland Police Service (QPS) with investigations after a report of a missing man.
  • With so much on offer at Bribie Island this Labour Day long weekend, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) is reminding visitors and campers to plan ahead and be respectful so that everyone can have a safe and enjoyable experience.

Catchment Weather

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Check out the Australian Government, Bureau of Meteorology’s 7-day forecast. click here


  • Sunday: Sunny. Cool. Dry. 8 – 22 Monday: Mostly Sunny. Cool. 7 – 22 Tuesday: Sunny. Mild. Dry. 8 – 23
  • Temperature: 2.2°C Dew Point: 1.6°C Relative Humidity: 96% Wind Speed: 0.0km/h Wind Gusts: 0.0km/h Wind Direction: N Pressure: 1017.2hPa Rain Since 9AM: 0.0mm

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