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Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing


NPSR Annual Report 2015–16

The NPSR Annual Report 2015–16 is now available. Read more about the department’s financial and non-financial performance.

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Queensland Ecotourism Plan 2016-2020

The Queensland Ecotourism Plan 2016-2020 presents a fresh approach to ecotourism and delivers a new promise to Queensland’s visitors.

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Smoking restrictions in National Parks

Smoking will be restricted in national parks from 1 February 2017

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NPSR Strategic Plan 2016–2020

The NPSR Strategic Plan 2016–2020 is now available. Read more about the department’s vision, strategies and performance indicators.

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Marine Turtle Field Guide

New marine turtle field guide now available.

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QPWS Industry Placement Program

Applications are now open for the QPWS Industry Placement Program.

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We're one of Australia's Top 10 graduate employers

We’ve been voted one of Australia’s Top 10 best places to work for new graduates entering the workforce. Find out more about our Greater Graduate Program!

Rules change in Bowling Green Bay to help dugongs

The Queensland Government has extended the current netting restrictions in Bowling Green Bay to also cover intertidal areas (from low water to the high water mark). These changes complement Commonwealth Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority measures to protect dugongs.

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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.

Sport and recreation funding

  • For athletes
  • Kids and young people
  • For clubs and organisations
  • Help with writing your funding application
Last updated
12 October 2016