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.
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.
22-Nov-2013 Sand mining of pristine areas on North Stradbroke will now continue until 2035. Read more
12-Nov-2013 NPAQ recently visited 4 of the National Parks being grazed by cattle and were appalled at what they found. Read more
30-Oct-2013 Yesterday, the Government confirmed that grazing in 5 National Parks would end in December. 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