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Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing


Commonwealth Games

Good luck to all the Queensland athletes and officials at the Commonwealth Games.

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World Ranger Day

Come and celebrate World Ranger Day. There are free events and activities around the state from 31 July – 3 August.

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Now Open - Get in the Game: Get Started, Get Going and Get Playing

Get Started, Get Going and Get Playing are designed to get more people, especially children and young people, playing sport and involved in recreation activities.

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QPWS master plans

A new concept master plan has been released to revitalise Walkabout Creek.

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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.

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Go Burum! School Holiday Activities at Talle

These school holidays go burum— meaning outside in the local Yugambeh language—at the Tallebudgera Active Recreation Centre for an experience like no other.

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Get Out, Get Active now open

The new Get Out, Get Active program to encourage more women to participate in sport and active recreation opportunities is now open for funding applications from local councils.

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Nature Play Queensland… here now

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.

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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.

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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
24 July 2014