- Environment and sustainability
Environment and sustainability
Access the collections, resources and content that highlights the diversity of Queensland's unique environment and those historic events that stood up to protect and preserve these natural wonders.
Annual reports: Environmental Protection Agency Queensland
Statutory reports relating to the administration of the Environmental Act 1994.
Queensland Conservation Council Records ca 1976-2000
Information relating to the Queensland conservation movement.
Adapting to climate change: a Queensland local government guide
A guide to help Queensland Councils assess the impacts of climate change on their roles and responsibilities.
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander heritage
Produced by the EPA, this book covers Queensland's Indigenous heritage, plus significant and archaeological places.
Threatened Species Program 2020-2040.
Program aims to deliver coordinated actions to identify, protect and recover threatened species.
National Parks Association of Queensland archive
The archive contains significant historical records documenting the impact of the creation of national parks in Australia.
The Daintree Blockade protests paved the way for World Heritage status of the Daintree Rainforest.
Fraser Island Defence Organisation (FIDO) Records and Photographs
Correspondence, photographs, agendas, minutes, financial records, news cuttings and reports.
Experience images of Queensland's favourite protected landscapes from the past.
From the blog
Blogs from Entwined: plants and people
Explore stories about people and plants in Queensland and discover the masterpieces of botanical illustration in our collections.
‘It was their baby’: Land ballots and the Fitzroy Basin Brigalow Development Scheme
The Qld government borrowed $23 million from the Commonwealth to develop 4.52 million hectares of the brigalow belt from 1963 and 1976.
Research from past Fellows
Research Reveals: Women of the Great Barrier Reef
Join our 2020 John Oxley Library Fellows as they share their research from the year.
Research Reveals. Liquid Gold: the history of the Great Artesian Basin in Queensland.
Join our 2014 John Oxley Library Fellow, Tom Blake as he shares his research from the year.