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National Parks Association 

of Queensland Inc

Connect and Protect

Contact us 
07 3367 0878 

Our People

Our members and supporters are the essence of NPAQ.


Honorary life Members

Honorary life membership has been bestowed on Wendy Bell, John Bristow, Brian Egan, Rob Hitchcock, Ruth Read, Ailsa Rutherford, Jim Stebbins and Norm Traves for exceptional service to NPAQ. 


Our Founder

Romeo Lahey, MBE


Our Council

A dedicated Council oversees the Association:


President: Michelle Prior

Vice President: Tony O'Brien

Vice President: Athol Lester

Treasurer: Graham Riddell

Secretary: Debra Marwedel

Assistant Secretary: Yvonne Parsons

Councillor: Julie Hainsworth

Councillor: Peter Ogilvie

Councillor: Richard Proudfoot

Councillor: Des Whybird

Councillor: Mike Wilkie


Our Staff

Conservation Principal: Kirsty Leckie

Business Development Officer: Anna Tran

Project & Office Administrator: Jeannie Rice


Our Volunteers

NPAQ currently has 57 active volunteers