Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing
- Stay safe around campfires
Stay safe around campfires–put your campfire out with water not sand.
- Friends of Parks small grants program
The successful projects that will receive funding under the Friends of Parks small grants program have been announced.
- 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'.
- Obi Obi Zipline EOI open for submissions
An expression of interest (EOI) process has commenced for a zipline ecotourism opportunity in the Obi Obi Gorge, Kondalilla National Park. Proposals are invited from experienced individuals or organisations with the necessary skills, creativity and financial resources to deliver a zipline experience on this site.
- QAS announces 2013 Athlete of the year
The Peter Lacey Award for Sporting Excellence was recently announced at the Queensland Academy of Sport Awards. Find out who was named the 2013 Queensland Academy of Sport Athlete of the Year.
- Name the Dingoes Colouring Competition
Following a statewide competition, the two new dingo pups at the David Fleay Wildlife Park now have names.
- Get Ready Queensland
Get Ready Queensland is about building resilience to deal with the extreme weather and natural disasters that are a part of living in our state. It aims to make Queensland Australia’s most disaster resilient state.
- Release of the Queensland Ecotourism Plan 2013-2020 represents a new vision for ecotourism
Queensland is set to become the number one nature-based tourism destination in Australia with the release of the Queensland Ecotourism Plan 2013–2020.
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.