Contact us

Due to COVID-19, the operations of public facing offices may be affected. The department can still be contacted by phone and email.

The department is continuing to respond to environmental incidents and service incoming applications.

  • Notifications of pollution events and compliance issues can be made by emailing during business hours or by phoning the pollution hotline 1300 130 372 (option 2) for significant pollution events and issues after hours.
  • Enquiries relating to licences for environmentally relevant activities including resource activities, contaminated land and compliance assessment can be emailed to
  • Clients are encouraged to engage with the department in pre-lodgement discussions before lodging any applications by phone, email or other channels.

    General contact information

    You can use the forms below to contact us about the following types of feedback.

    • Enquiry
      A request for information or suggestion made to the department about its services, service delivery, products, decisions or actions. An enquiry is a question that requires a response from the department.
    • Compliment
      An expression of satisfaction made to the department about its services, service delivery, products, decisions or actions. Compliments do not usually require a response from the department but may be used to record feedback.
    • Complaint
      An expression of dissatisfaction made to the department about its services, service delivery, products, decisions or actions of the department or its staff that is not resolved at the point of service. Requires a response from the department in accordance with departmental policy.


    General enquiries phone 13 QGOV (13 74 68)

    Looking for an email address?

    Use the Enquiry form and we’ll respond to you by email.


    GPO Box 2454, Brisbane Queensland 4001


    You can follow us on our social media channels.

    Business hours

    Business hours 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

    Language and hearing assistance

    If you need an interpreter please call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 1800 512 451 and have them contact the department on 13 QGOV (13 74 68).

    If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment, you may contact the National Relay Service—telephone 133 677 (TTY/Voice) / 1300 555 727 (Speak and Listen (SSR)).

    Specific contact information (wildlife, pollution, camping in national parks)

    For enquiries related to:Phone:
    • Wildlife incidents
    • Sick, injured orphaned cassowaries
    • Crocodile sightings
    • Reporting a marine animal strike, marine stranding or an injured, sick or dead turtle, dugong, dolphin or whale
    1300 130 372
    Press option 1
    • Reporting injured, sick or orphaned wildlife (other than crocodiles and cassowaries)
    RSPCA on 1300 264 625
    • Removal of snakes or other problem wildlife
    Licensed removal specialist—check your local telephone listings or the internet
    • Macropod harvesting licensing
    (07) 4530 1254
    • Reporting Category 3 (C3) exposure to bats, including flying-foxes (C3 exposure occurs when a bat has bitten or scratched a person, or the person has had exposure to the bat's saliva or neural tissue)
      If you have been bitten or scratched, wash the wound gently but thoroughly with soap and water for at least five minutes. Do not scrub the wound. Apply an antiseptic and cover the wound. If bat saliva gets into eyes, nose or mouth, or into an open wound, flush thoroughly with water. Seek immediate medical advice from your doctor or local hospital. If a pet or livestock has been bitten or scratched by a bat, contact your local veterinarian.
    Queensland Health 13HEALTH (13 43 25 84)
    • Reporting Fraser Island dingo encounters
    13 QGOV (13 74 68)

    If you witness or suspect an offence to wildlife please complete the Wildlife complaint report form (DOC, 167.5KB) .

    For enquiries related to:Phone:
    • Reporting significant pollution events (from a commercial source, or for fish kills)
    1300 130 372
    Press option 2
    • Reporting minor pollution events from a residential property
    • Reporting environmental nuisance matters
    Ring your local council Local council phone numbers can be obtained by going to local government directory
    • Environmental issues relating to the Swanbank Industrial Area
    1300 130 372
    Press option 3
    • Reporting damage to places on State Heritage Register
    1300 130 372
    Press option 2

    Do it online

    For enquiries related to:Phone:
    • Camping permits
    • Organised activities in a national park or forest
    • Connect with Nature activities in south east Queensland
    13 74 68 (13 QGOV)

    Do it online

    For enquiries related to:Phone:
    • Bushfires, medical and other emergencies
    000 (or 112 from a mobile phone)

    Office locations

    Issues that pose the greatest environmental risk are dealt with quickly and consistently by skilled staff in our service centres.

    Should you have an appointment with staff at one of our locations, please find the street address below.

    Note that for enquiries about permits and approvals for environmental management, wildlife, coastal and heritage matters please contact Permit and Licence Management (1300 130 372, option 4) or contact your local contact officer using the details provided with your approval. Regional locations around the state are not equipped with counter facilities to take general enquiries.

    Location Operations conducted Street address
    Brisbane Industry and Development Business Centre Level 8, 400 George Street
    Brisbane QLD 4000
    Brisbane Petroleum & Gas Business Centre Level 7, 400 George Street
    Brisbane QLD 4000
    Bundaberg Wildlife operations 16–32 Enterprise Street
    Bundaberg QLD 4670
    Caboolture Environmental management Level 4, 33 King Street
    Caboolture QLD 4510
    Cairns Minerals Mining Business Centre Level 3, Building 2, William McCormack Place, 5B Sheridan Street
    Cairns QLD 4870
    Cairns Wildlife operations Level 4, Building 2, William McCormack Place, 5B Sheridan Street
    Cairns QLD 4870
    Charleville Macropod Management Business Centre

    Hood Street
    Charleville QLD 4470

    Charleville Wildlife operations Hood Street
    Charleville QLD 4470
    Emerald Coal Mining Business Centre 99 Hospital Road
    Emerald QLD 4720
    Gladstone Environmental management Level 2, 20–22 Herbert Street
    Gladstone QLD 4680
    Gold Coast Environmental management Level 1 AVC Building, 14 Edgewater Crt (off Robina Town Centre Drv)
    Robina QLD 4226
    Gold Coast Wildlife operations Kabool Road
    West Burleigh QLD 4219
    Innisfail Wildlife operations 34 Cassowary Street
    Innisfail QLD 4860
    Ipswich Environmental management Level 4, Icon Building, 117 Brisbane Street
    Ipswich QLD 4305
    Mackay Environmental management 22–30 Wood Street
    Mackay QLD 4740
    Mackay Wildlife operations 22–30 Wood Street
    Mackay QLD 4740

    Environmental management

    Level 6, Mike Ahern Building, 12 First Avenue
    Maroochydore QLD 4558
    Maroochydore Wildlife operations Level 6, Mike Ahern Building, 12 First Avenue
    Maroochydore QLD 4558
    Maryborough Environmental management 102 Lennox Street (Cnr Alice Street)
    Maryborough QLD 4650
    Maryborough Wildlife operations 102 Lennox Street (Cnr Alice Street)
    Maryborough QLD 4650
    Moggill Wildlife operations 55 Priors Pocket Road, Moggill
    Rockhampton Environmental management Level 2, 209 Bolsover Street
    Rockhampton QLD 4700
    Rockhampton Wildlife operations 61 Yeppoon Rd
    Parkhurst QLD 4702
    Roma Environmental management 1–3 Alfred Street
    Roma QLD 4455

    Industry & Development Business Centre

    146 Herries Street
    Toowoomba QLD 4340
    Toowoomba Wildlife operations 203 Tor Street
    Toowoomba QLD 4340
    Townsville Environmental management

    Level 10, Verde Tower, 445 Flinders Street
    Townsville QLD 4810

    Townsville Wildlife operations

    21 Langton St
    Garbutt QLD 4810


    Phone 13 74 68 (13 QGOV)

    Location Queensland Parks
    regional office
    Street addressContact
    Mackay Northern Parks and Forests—Central Level 5, 44 Nelson Street
    Mackay QLD 4740
    07 4999 8534
    Cairns Northern Parks and Forests—Northern Level 3, Building 2
    William McCormack Place
    5B Sheridan Street
    Cairns QLD 4870
    13 QGOV
    Brisbane(Manly) Coastal Islands 34 Trafalgar Street
    Manly QLD 4179
    13 QGOV
    Townsville Great Barrier Reef

    Level 10, 445 Flinders Street Townsville QLD 4810

    13 QGOV
    Maroochydore Southern Parks and Forests—South East region Mike Ahern Building
    12 First Avenue
    Maroochydore QLD 4558
    13 QGOV
    Toowoomba Southern Parks and Forests—South West region 146 Herries Street
    Toowoomba QLD 4350
    07 4529 8334
    Gold Coast Gateway Visitor Centre
    David Fleay Wildlife Park
    Loman Lane
    Burleigh Heads QLD 4220
    07 5669 2051
    (The Gap)
    Gateway Visitor Centre
    Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre
    60 Mt Nebo Road
    The Gap QLD 4061
    07 3164 3600

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