The National Parks Association of Queensland (NPAQ) is calling on the Queensland Government to reject a proposal to revoke nearly 40 hectares of national park on Lindeman Island, in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, as part of a tourist resort expansion.
NPAQ advocates for the protection, expansion and good management of the protected areas in Queensland; offers a bushwalking and outdoor recreation activity program; and provides opportunities to participate in community conservation and Citizen Science projects.NPAQ supports the development and application of scientific and professional knowledge in advancing national parks and nature conservation.
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