Protecting the natural environment

Brisbane’s beautiful, natural environment makes our city one of Australia's best places to live and work. However, with our growing population, there is a greater pressure on the natural environment and resources. Some important native vegetation is already close to extinction. Working together to protect the natural environment will help future generations to continue enjoying Brisbane's healthy, outdoors lifestyle.

Council measures

Some of the ways Brisbane City Council helps to preserve and protect our natural environment include:

Your involvement

You can help us to preserve Brisbane’s precious natural environment by:

Caring for our natural areas

Find out how to care for Council's bushland reserves through responsible park use on our Caring for our bushland reserves page.

Local community involvement

There are a range of initiatives and projects you can join to help protect and improve our natural environment:

Last updated: 23 March 2022

Brisbane City Council acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land and their unique relationship with their ancestral country. We pay respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders of Brisbane, and recognise their strength and wisdom.