Featured threatened species projects
Bridled nailtail wallaby
There are three species of wallaby that have the characteristic 'nail-tail', the bridled nailtail wallaby, flashjack, merrin, waistcoat wallaby. Find out more information on these species.
Find out more information about one of Queensland's 15 endangered mammals, the greater bilby. It is the subject of intense conservation efforts.
Read about the Nangur skink, which has a robust build and grows to approximately 19 cm in length (9.5 cm snout-vent).
Northern hairy-nosed wombat
Like the emu and ostrich, the southern cassowary is a ratite, a large flightless bird with unusual feathers and other features that distinguish it from all other birds. Find out more information about this majestic bird.
Richmond birdwing butterfly
Read more about the Richmond birdwing, one of Australia's largest butterflies, with a wingspan of up to 16cm in females and 13cm in males.
Capricorn yellow chat
Find out more about the recovery actions being undertaken for the endangered Capricorn yellow chat.
Coochin Hills grevillea
Learn more about the critically endangered Coochin Hills grevillea.
Border Ranges lined fern
The Border Ranges lined fern was considered extinct until a single population was discovered in 2015.
Myrtle rust is a plant disease and one of the greatest threats to Queensland’s threatened flora species.