Land For Wildlife Properties in Seq

Hectares of Wildlife Habitat

Hectares of Habitat Under Restoration

New Land for Wildlife Properties in 2015/16

Program Highlights


  • 200 new Land for Wildlife properties join annually.
  • Over 4,000 hectares of weeds controlled.
  • Over 2 million trees planted.
  • 11 Local Governments working together across SEQ.
  • 4000th Land for Wildlife property joined in December 2015. Read their story here
  • 450 people visited 25 properties during the 2014 Open Property Scheme
  • First Open Property Scheme Scheme held in 2008


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Wildlife We Protect

Land for Wildlife members have bought back species of wildlife from the brink of local extinction and have helped discover new populations.

  • Potoroos at Reesville: Lucky Luke Uncovers a New Potoroo Population by Nick Clancy. Learn More →
  • Collared Delmas in western Brisbane: Landholders help protect the threatened Collared Delma. Learn More →
  • Pink Underwing Moths in rainforests: Rarity found on a Land for Wildlife property by Deborah Metters. Learn More →
  • Buff-footed Antechinus in Pullenvale: Introducing the Buff-footed Antechinus by Emily Corbett, LfW member, Pullenvale.
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  • Platypus in Murphy’s Creek: Bringing Back the Platypus – Property Profile by Michael Hare, LfW member, Murphy’s Creek.
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  • Bordered Rustic butterflies in western Brisbane: Restoring the Rustic to Brisbane’s Western Suburbs by Greg Siepen.
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Plants We Protect

Learning about native plants and their ecosystems is one of the highlights of being a Land for Wildlife member. Many Land for Wildlife members are custodians for rare and threatened native plants and have helped protect them from development, grazing, weeds and inappropriate fire.

  • Pink Nodding Orchids at Jimboomba: A Pink Nodding Orchid (Geodorum densiflorum) found at Jimboomba by Matt and Connie Clune. Learn More →
  • Ormeau Bottle Trees: Ormeau Bottle Tree (Brachychiton sp.) profile by David Madden. Learn More →
  • Winter Orchids in Redlands: Winter Orchids by Maree Manby. Learn More →
  • Richmond Birdwing Vine corridors in Brisbane: Foam Bark Gully Birdwing Corridor by Niki and Vernon Hill, LfW members. Learn More →

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Become a Land for Wildlife member today!