The Moreton Bay Foundation’s vision is for Moreton Bay to be an international treasure, known for its excellent environmental health, biological diversity, and ecological sustainability, its innovative robust and resilient economy, and its Indigenous culture and heritage.
We should all be concerned about preserving it, and the work of The Moreton Bay Foundation will give the Bay the voice it needs!
Wildlife Queensland is a leading statewide wildlife conservation organisation providing practical community programs to enhance knowledge of wildlife and its habitat. Wildlife Queensland influences decision makers to make the right choices for Queensland’s wildlife. We have 12 branches across the state. We publish Wildlife Australia – Australia’s oldest surviving wildlife magazine and nature journal, featuring articles by experts, researchers and award-winning natural history authors and showcasing the photography of some of the continent’s most talented photographers. Read more
Our mission is to be the leading non-government organisation advocating protection and conservation of Queensland’s native terrestrial and marine plants, animals and landscapes by educating and engaging communities, influencing decision-making, advancing solutions and connecting people with wildlife.
The TJ Ryan Foundation is a progressive think tank focusing on Queensland public policy. The aims of the Foundation are to stimulate debate on matters of Queensland public administration and to review the policy directions of current and previous State governments on economic, social and cultural issues. This website focuses on evidence-based policy, providing access to our own research and a range of online policy resources.
The Foundation welcomes manuscripts of Research Papers on scientific subjects with a policy orientation from authors.
The Society seeks to increase awareness of and respect for intellectual inquiry in Queensland. It encourages original scholarly research and the application of scientific knowledge and evidence-based method to policy-making and decision-making. The Society provides a forum for scientists and lay people to involve themselves in the progress of science in society, with ‘science’ defined broadly.
The Society is not politically aligned. It does not campaign on social or environmental issues and is not involved in the republican movement. It networks between disciplinary specialists, government and the community; holds seminars crossing disciplinary and sectoral silos; and publishes the annual Proceedings. Continue reading
The Hut Environmental & Community Association Inc (THECA) is a community group focusing on environmental awareness, education and action.
We are based at The Hut Environmental Centre on the edge of Mt Coot-tha Forest Park in the western suburbs of Brisbane.
Our activities range from volunteer bushcare to a presenting a major community forum on an approximately annual basis. We hold regular birdwalks and nightwalks, and Kids Time sessions are offered (mainly) during school holidays.
The Queensland branch of Soil Science Australia holds a regular program events and activities which include meetings in regional centres. The annual lecture is named after Ron McDonald, a soil pedologist and active member of the Queensland branch.
The branch provides support to students to attend the National Soils Conference, the World Congress of Soil Science and the National Soil Judging Competition.
Art in Soil is an initiative of the Queensland Branch. ‘Let’s Get Dirty’ is followed a number of artists’ journeys over a six month period creating a piece of art inspired by soil. Visit the Let’s Get Dirty website to find out more about art in soil.
The Royal Geographical Society of Queensland promotes the study and science of Geography and encourages a greater understanding and enjoyment of the world around us. The Society is a voluntary, non-profit organisation that brings together and welcomes people from all walks of life who share an interest in places, geography and the environment.
The Queensland Wader Study Group (QWSG) was established in 1992 as a special interest group within Birds Queensland, to monitor wader populations in Queensland and to work towards their conservation.
QSSA is the peak organisation for spatial and surveying professionals in Queensland. The QSSA was established as an association for spatial and surveying professionals in Queensland.
The Queensland Naturalists’ Club aims to study all branches of natural history. The Club, which was formed in 1906, encourages the preservation and protection of native flora and fauna and publishes observations of natural history. Our members come from all walks of life and share an interest in and knowledge of natural history.