Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing
- Nature Play Queensland... Coming soon
It’s time to shift from screen time to green time and make playing outdoors and exploring your backyard, your local parks and national parks a bigger part of your everyday life.
- Have your say on a proposed recreational fishing change at Scotts Point
A discussion paper on a proposal to amend the boundary of the Scotts Point marine national national park zone (green zone) within the Moreton Bay Marine Park to enable recreational fishers has been released.
- Looking for an affordable weekend getaway with family and friends?
Tallebudgera Active Recreation Centre is now offering weekend accommodation for families looking for an affordable Gold Coast getaway.
- Smithfield Conservation Park to host the 2014 Mountain Bike World Cup
A new purpose-built downhill trail at Smithfield Conservation Park has secured Cairns as an international hot-spot for cycling enthusiasts. For safety of competitors and the general public, access to this trail has been restricted.
- Get Started Round 3 voucher applications now closed
All vouchers for round 3 have been issued to assist young Queenslanders join a sport or recreation club. Vouchers need to be presented to a Get Started registered club by 15 May 2013.
- The Daily Physical Activity Guide has gone mobile
The Daily Physical Activity Guide is now available to download as an application on your iPhone.
- Start Playing, Stay Playing
The Ministerial Advisory Committee on Women and Girls in Sport and Recreation provided its recommendations to improve women’s and girls’ lifelong participation in sport and active recreation in the report 'Start Playing, Stay Playing'.
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.