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'King Reef' sunk off Exmouth to bring in big fish

'King Reef' sunk off Exmouth to bring in big fish

Spreading across two acres on the ocean floor and just ten minutes from local boat ramps, 'King Reef' was constructed using a mix of steel and concrete sections

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Video shows injured koala's 'avoidable' death in tunnel
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Video shows injured koala's 'avoidable' death in tunnel

Wildlife advocates say koala populations across the state are diminishing via "death by a thousand cuts", and current protection measures are not enough.

  • by Jenny Noyes
'Donor feathers' used to rescue injured tawny frogmouth
Brisbane

'Donor feathers' used to rescue injured tawny frogmouth

The injured wild bird was found tangled in a barbed wire fence and rescued thanks to donor feathers and painstaking efforts.

  • by Lucy Stone
Pied currawong sighting in Brisbane poses threat to native wildlife

Pied currawong sighting in Brisbane poses threat to native wildlife

A nest-predatory bird species has been spotted in a north Brisbane underground car park by a local terrestrial ecologist.

  • by Elisabeth Silvester
Experts to review controversial koala 'shift' policy after deaths

Experts to review controversial koala 'shift' policy after deaths

The Queensland government will meet with koala experts and vets later this month to review a "translocation" policy that led to more than 100 koalas dying after being shifted from Coomera on the Gold Coast.

  • by Tony Moore
More than 100 Gold Coast koalas killed as a result of government policy
Development

More than 100 Gold Coast koalas killed as a result of government policy

A Queensland Government policy to shift koalas to enable the building of a large shopping centre on the Gold Coast has seen more than 100 koalas die.

  • by Tony Moore
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Polar bear shot dead in attack on Arctic cruise

Polar bear shot dead in attack on Arctic cruise

The polar bear was shot dead 'in an act of self-defence' by a second guard,

Jaimen Hudson: Wheelchair-bound filmmaker to dive with great whites in new film

Jaimen Hudson: Wheelchair-bound filmmaker to dive with great whites in new film

Images of dolphins frolicking in pristine waves near Esperance and a stand up paddle boarder getting up close and personal with a whale are among the most well known of the images captured by Jaimen Hudson.

  • by Daile Cross
Dingo euthanised after biting child and woman on Fraser Island

Dingo euthanised after biting child and woman on Fraser Island

The dingo was euthanised after three separate incidents early in July

  • by Lucy Stone
Koala group to take Queensland government to court over 'politically sanctioned extinction'
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Koala group to take Queensland government to court over 'politically sanctioned extinction'

The conservation group Australians for Animals plans to take the Palaszczuk government to court for not protecting koalas.

  • by Tony Moore
'I was blown away': Amateur photographer snaps 76 ducklings following their mother

'I was blown away': Amateur photographer snaps 76 ducklings following their mother

It's parenting in the extreme. A female duck with 76 ducklings in her charge. Where she goes, they follow. All of them.

  • by Rebecca Thomson & Rebecca Falconer