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Plastic bags begone!

Plastic bags begone!

Plastic pollution has been drowning our planet. So thankfully, the plastic bag ban will take effect on July 1, with Queensland retailers no longer able to supply single-use lightweight shopping bags under 35 microns in thickness. Close to one billion plastic shopping...
Montville hosts Wombat Benefit Dinner

Montville hosts Wombat Benefit Dinner

People, Plates and Places invite you to a special dinner on Saturday May 12 at 3pm to benefit The Wombat Foundation, which is working to save the northern hairy-nosed wombat from imminent extinction. It is one of the world’s most critically endangered species and...
Find a frog in February

Find a frog in February

Community assistance is needed to find out where our frogs are living, in and around the Mary River catchment (from Maleny to Hervey Bay and west to Conondale and Kilkivan) and coastal areas from Peregian to Burrum Heads and Fraser Island (K’Gari). Frogs are a vital...
Keeping Wildlife Wild

Keeping Wildlife Wild

by Dale Jacobsen During her days as an environmental scientist, HT writer Dale Jacobsen studied the birds of Toohey Forest at Griffith University. She also developed interpretive signage with Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. It is in our nature to enjoy watching...
Boomerang bags launched

Boomerang bags launched

Meighan Shaw says that now is the time that all the people working on Boomerang Bags are joining forces! “On Sunday January 28 we will be holding our next Hang Space event. It will run from 9am to 3pm, at 20 Coral Street Maleny.” This will also include the official...