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:

Don’t make migratory birds pay the price

Posted on May 11th, 2019

While they might have wings, seabirds cannot escape the threat […]

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National Landcare Program supports Koala Cameras

Posted on May 1st, 2019

Koalas in Goonderoo Reserve, located 40km south of Emerald, have […]

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Community grant uncovers local flying fox lover and community hero

Posted on March 27th, 2019

Most eight-year-olds despise needles, let alone choose to have four, […]

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