Community Rights and the Water Act 2000 (Qld)

06 February, 2019

Do you know your community rights under the Water Act 2000 (Qld)? Find out what the Water Act does and how you can make sure our water is allocated in a safe and sustainable way. Our updated community water rights factsheet is now available to download.

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Koala protections in Queensland

18 January, 2019

Koala numbers have dropped alarmingly in Queensland. This factsheet outlines the federal, state and local laws that seek to protect koala habitat in Queensland and opportunities for the community to have their concerns heard around proposed impacts to koalas.

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Native vegetation clearing laws

18 January, 2019

This factsheet provides an overview of the laws that regulate vegetation clearing outside of the urban footprint, particularly under the Vegetation Management Act 1999 (Qld), as well as a snapshot of recent amendments to this Act.

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Access to Justice

Urban Tree Clearing

02 November, 2018

This factsheet provides advice about what urban trees are protected by laws, what tree clearing can occur legally and what to do if you suspect illegal tree clearing is occurring.

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