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Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing


Review into the regulation of the Queensland Greyhound Racing Industry

The Systems Review into the regulation of the Queensland Greyhound Racing Industry is tasked with investigating the regulation of, and making recommendations to, strengthen and improve the integrity and public confidence in the industry.

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Severe weather from Tropical Cyclone Marcia has resulted in park closures

Severe weather from Tropical Cyclone Marcia has resulted in park closures in central and south-east Queensland. Check park alerts for more information.

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Get Started vouchers have been allocated

Applications for Round 5 of Get Started, the popular $150 voucher program to help children and young people who can least afford joining a sport or recreation club are now fully allocated.

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Springbrook suspension bridge work

Heli-lifts have delivered components for a suspension bridge below Purling Brook Falls in Springbrook National Park, part of an upgrade of the popular circuit track.

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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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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
3 March 2015