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Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing


Give the gift of camping!

Here’s a Christmas gift out of the box! Purchase a camping gift certificate and give that special someone a chance to relax and explore one of our amazing national parks in 2015.

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Nest to Ocean Turtle Protection Program

Round Two funding is available for eligible projects which will work to protect marine turtle nests and control predators.

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Go batty!

Book your guided tour now to enjoy an amazing wildlife spectacle at Bat Cleft near Rockhampton.

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Queensland Government Statewide Outdoor Recreation Framework

The framework will deliver a more collaborative and coordinated approach to improve the planning, management and promotion of outdoor recreation, and foster increased participation in outdoor recreation in Queensland.

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Our 10 year Master Plan for Queensland's parks and forests

To assist in the effective management of our natural areas, QPWS has developed a Master Plan: A Master Plan for Queensland's Parks and Forests. This plan was released in October 2014 and outlines the direction for the management of all protected areas and State forests in Queensland for the next 10 years.

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Expression of interest for proposed Walkabout Creek Activity Centre

Suitably experienced individuals and organisations can submit their ideas and proposals for the development of privately owned, low-impact, purpose-built ecotourism infrastructure at Walkabout Creek, adjacent to D’Aguilar National Park.

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Looking for an affordable weekend getaway with family and friends?

Gold Coast Recreation Centre is now offering weekend accommodation for families looking for an affordable getaway.

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Park alerts

Parks and forests are wild places with hidden dangers for the unwary visitor. It is vital to pay close attention to signs that warn of local dangers. Follow these tips to stay safe and have an enjoyable visit.  View the current park alerts.

Last updated
12 December 2014