Native animals

The Fitzroy Region boasts many of Australia’s well known native animals – like the platypus, kangaroo, and kookaburra. It is also home to a number of native animals that are found no-where else in Queensland, Australia or even the world.

These endemic species and all our other native plants and animals are protected under State and/or Federal legislation, and rely on us to help them survive.

FBA works with universities, government departments, local councils, volunteer groups and landholders to protect and restore the places, food sources and conditions that our native animals need to thrive and we also teach people what they can do to help.

Find out more below:
News and stories impacting native animals in our Region:

Community Groups set to make big changes

Posted on March 14th, 2019

Fitzroy Basin Association Inc. (FBA) has awarded $60,000 in community […]

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Help Marine Turtles Survive this Nesting Season

Posted on November 20th, 2018

Marine turtles have roamed the oceans and beaches for over […]

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Fitzroy River Turtle nesting report for 2017

Posted on December 14th, 2017

Early December marks the end of nesting season for Central […]

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