Our National Parks are not cow paddocks, racing tracks or commercial development opportunities. They provide incredible health benefits, give us clean air and fresh water, and are at the core of a thriving tourism industry.
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Only 4.8% of Queensland is in National Park, even though Australia has a national average near 9%. Currently, the State Government is 'sitting' on at least 12 properties it has purchased with federal funding, but not yet added to the National Park estate. If it did so, National Parks in Queensland would jump to more than 5% for the first time in the history of this State!
In 2012, NPAQ surveyed Bimblebox Nature Refuge, an 8,000 ha grazing property 50km NW of Alpha in Central Queensland. 10 years ago, the owners of Bimblebox decided they wanted to protect the animals and vegetation communities on their property.
26-May-2014 NPAQ members and guests celebrated the anniversary of the declaration of the first National Park in Queensland at the Apsey-Badgery properties north of Inglewood. Read more
12-Apr-2014 Last Thursday night, more than 80 people attended an information evening on the proposed zip-line for Kondalilla National Park hosted by NPAQ and the Sunshine Coast Environment Council. Read more
31-Mar-2014 Thank you to all the NPAQ members who submitted their best National Park photos! Read more
Supporting the movement
If National Parks had not been reserved in the 1930’s (when NPAQ Inc was formed) we would not have these natural areas to share today.> Read More
How to donate
Our online payments are currently being set up. However for those of you who would prefer to send a Money Order or Cheque there is also a printable form available for you to include with your Membership Payment.> Read More
Ways to volunteer
What better way to show your commitment to the environment than by undertaking revegetation work? If that's not for you there are many other ways in which you can help.> Read More