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NQ Threatened Species Symposium

March 9 @ 8:00 am - March 10 @ 4:00 pm

The 2023 North Queensland Threatened Species Symposium will provide a forum for people

involved in recovery of threatened species to network and share knowledge. It builds on the

success of the first symposium in 2021, bringing together people working on a range of

species and ecological communities across north Queensland including the yellow bellied

glider, sawfish, magnificent broodfrog, mabi rainforest, golden shouldered parrot and

spectacled flying fox.

Topics discussed at the event will include:

  • Planners and threatened species.
  • Recovery planning and coordination
  • On ground actions and monitoring
  • National, state and regional threatened species initiatives and prioritisation
  • Volunteer habitat protection mechanisms
  • Challenges and Opportunities for Threatened Species Recovery: Presentations from Recovery Teams and Action Groups

This two day event is being hosted by the North Queensland Natural Resource Management Alliance (not for profit, collaboration between the North Queensland NRM organisations Cape York NRM, Gulf Savannah NRM and Terrain NRM) in partnership with the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water and the Department of Environment and Science.

Dinner will be held on the 9 March at The Poolside Terrace, Shangri-la Cairns at 6:30pm. Dinner tickets are available to purchase separate from General Admission tickets.

Accommodation is available at the Shangri-la and will need to be booked before the 22 of February to be guaranteed a room, you can still book with Shangri-la after this date however it is subject to availability. To book accommodation please visit the link below and under Resources to Download click on Discounted rates for accommodation at Shangri-la The Marina.

There is travel and/or accommodation subsidies for this event for Traditional Owner Groups, for more information about Subsidies visit the link below and under Resources to Download click on Subsidized travel for Traditional owners.

For more information about this event including program, speakers and accommodation please go to https://terrain.org.au/nqtss-2023/


Terrain NRM
Cape York Natural Resource Management
Gulf Savannah NRM


Shangri-La The Marina
Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia + Google Map

Would you like to get involved in the TNQ Hub? Do you have an upcoming event that you’d like us to attend? We’d love to hear from you! Please contact Rachel Hay, Knowledge Broker of the TNQ Hub.

Email: rachel.hay@jcu.edu.au

Phone: 0402 289 724