Skip links and keyboard navigation

Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing


Stay safe around campfires

Stay safe around campfires–put your campfire out with water not sand.

Read more…

Expression of interests 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.

Read more…

Nest to Ocean Turtle Protection Program

This new program will improve turtle nest success through predator control.

Read more…

Get Playing Plus - new funding program now open

Get Playing Plus is a new funding program that goes beyond the scope of the current Get Playing program. Get Playing Plus will assist councils and community not-for-profit sport and recreation organisations to identify, develop and deliver infrastructure projects that encourage more Queenslanders to participate in the sport and recreation activity of their choice.

Read more…

Recreational aircraft use in Moreton Bay Marine Park

Consultation on a proposal to remove permit requirements for recreational aircraft use in Moreton Bay Marine Park is underway.

Read more…

Get Started funding program

Applications for Get Started vouchers are currently open.

Read more…

QPWS master plans

A new concept master plan has been released to revitalise Mon Repos.

Read more…

Declared Fish Habitat Area proposals-Central Queensland

Consultation is underway on the proposed declaration of two new and one extended Fish Habitat Area in Central Queensland.

Read more…

QPWS is now on YouTube

Visit our YouTube channel and see what our spectacular national parks have to offer.

Read more…

New Glass House Mountains outdoor recreation initiative

This ecotourism-focussed project is looking at new and improved rock-climbing access and increased walking, cycling, horse riding and canoeing networks for the Glass House Mountains area.

Read more…

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.

Read more…

Right to Information Day 2014

Easier access, better decisions, greater accountability. That’s the theme of this year’s Right to Information Day on Sunday 28 September.

Read more…


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
19 September 2014