Brisbane is Australia's most biodiverse capital city with the highest diversity of native plants and wildlife of any other capital city. Despite more than 100 years of European settlement and being part of one of the fastest growing regions in Australia we still have 63 different vegetation communities with over 800 species of wildlife, numerous invertebrate species and over 2800 species of native plants.
Due to the pressures of this growth however, some of these species are threatened and to help conserve these species, Council has developed Wildlife Conservation Action Statements that identify and prioritise actions around protection, management and ongoing monitoring.
The statements can be used in different ways including:
- sourcing technical species information
- application of habitat management and protection guidelines
- implementation of key actions that will assist in securing the future of these species in Brisbane
Download and read the fauna Wildlife Conservation Action Statements:
Download and read the flora Wildlife Conservation Action Statements:
|Angle-stemmed myrtle (PDF - 1.4Mb)||Angle-stemmed myrtle (Word - 1Mb)|
|Cunningham's jute (PDF - 2Mb)||Cunningham's jute (Word - 999kb)|
In April 2012, the Australian Government declared the koala as vulnerable across Queensland. Upon receiving advice from the Threatened Species Scientific Council, the Environment Minister listed the koala as a threatened species under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. Find out about what Brisbane City Council is doing to protect the koala, including helping to establish a koala research centre at Lone Pine Sanctuary.
Glossy Black Cockatoo Conservancy
The Glossy Black Conservancy is a regional partnership to conserve the Glossy Black Cockatoo in South East Queensland. For more information, go to the Glossy Black Conservancy website.