Amendments to QPWS-managed areas, endorsed by Governor in Council on 10 November 2022—Subordinate Legislation 2022 No. 158

Subordinate legislation giving effect to the amendments—Subordinate Legislation 2022 No. 158.

Amendments to the QPWS Estate under the Forestry (State Forests) Regulation 1987, the Nature Conservation (Forest Reserves) Regulation 2000 and the Nature Conservation (Protected Areas) Regulation 1994 are administered by the Department of Environment and Science.

Tenure

Local Government Area

Details of proposal

Yurol State Forest

Noosa Shire

Redescribe the entirety of Yurol State Forest as:

  • lots 2, 3 and 4 on AP22502 and lots 1 and 5 on AP23654, about 14 kilometres north-west of Tewantin, using contemporary survey and mapping technology and standards; and subsequently
  • revoke the setting apart and declaration of parts of the State forest, described as lot 2 on AP22502 and lot 1 on AP23654, containing an area of about 287.13 hectares for dedication as part of the existing Tewantin National Park.

Ringtail State Forest

Noosa Shire

Redescribe the entirety of Ringtail State Forest as:

  • lots 6 to 12 on AP22503 and lots 1 to 3 and 5 on AP23653, about 14 kilometres north-west of Tewantin, using contemporary survey and mapping technology and standards; and subsequently
  • revoke the setting apart and declaration of parts of the State forest described as lots 9, 10 and 12 on AP22503 and lots 1 to 3 on AP23653, containing an area of about 376.9398 hectares for dedication as part of the existing Tewantin National Park.

Castle Tower National Park

Gladstone Regional

Revoke:

  • lot 2 on SP278327, containing an area of about 189 hectares, about 39 kilometres southeast of Gladstone, from Castle Tower National Park.

Conondale National Park

Somerset Regional

Redescribe:

  • the entirety of Conondale National Park as lots 1 to 8 on AP23628, containing an area of about 35,872.5597 hectares, about 95 kilometres north-west of Brisbane, using contemporary survey and mapping technology and standards.

Eungella National Park

Mackay Regional

Redescribe the entirety of the national park as:

  • lots 1 to 5 on AP23761, containing an area of about 62,193.01 hectares, about 70 kilometres west of Mackay, using contemporary survey and mapping technology and standards.

Freshwater National Park

Moreton Bay Regional

Dedicate:

  • lot 982 on plan SL12165, containing an area of about 5.7 hectares, as part of the existing Freshwater National Park, about 32 kilometres north of Brisbane.

Halifax Bay Wetlands National Park

Hinchinbrook Shire

Redescribe the entirety of Halifax Bay Wetlands National Park as:

  • lot 1 on AP23655, containing an area of about 4946.61 hectares, about 70 kilometres west of Mackay, using contemporary survey and mapping technology and standards.

Mount Coolum National Park

Sunshine Coast Regional

Revoke:

  • lots 1 and 2 on SP305582, containing an area of about 7.6030 hectares, about 8 kilometres north of Maroochydore, from Mount Coolum National Park.

Mount Walsh National Park

North Burnett Regional

Dedicate:

  • lots 117 and 118 on plan MZ420 and lot 119 on plan MZ305, containing an area of about 1355.7722 hectares as part of the existing Mount Walsh National Park, about 67 kilometres south-west of Maryborough.

Oakview National Park

Gympie Regional

Dedicate:

  • lots 2 to 4 on SP324387 and lot 5 on SP324388, containing an area of about 22.5430 hectares as part of the existing Oakview National Park, about 35 kilometres west of Gympie.

Tewantin National Park

Noosa Shire

Dedicate:

  • parts of Yurol State Forest, described as lot 2 on AP22502 and lot 1 on AP23654, containing an area of about 287.13 hectares; and
  • parts of Ringtail State Forest, described as lots 9, 10 and 12 on AP22503 and lots 1 to 3 on AP23653, containing an area of about 376.9398 hectares as part of the existing Tewantin National Park, about 12 kilometres north-west of Tewantin.

Broad Sounds Islands Conservation Park

Livingstone Shire

Dedicate:

  • lot 14 on plan CP887447 as the new Broad Sounds Islands Conservation Park, containing an area of about 118 hectares, about 119 kilometres south-east of Mackay.

Conondale Conservation Park

Somerset Regional

Redescribe Conondale Conservation Park as:

  • lot 571 on AP23628, containing an area of about 1.24 hectares, about 95 kilometres north-west of Brisbane using contemporary survey and mapping technology and standards.

Mon Repos Conservation Park

Bundaberg Regional

Dedicate:

  • lot 1 on SP318637, containing an area of 42.1 hectares, as part of the existing Mon Repos Conservation Park, about 12 kilometres north-east of Bundaberg.

Conondale Resources Reserve

Somerset Regional

Redescribe the existing Conondale Resources Reserve as:

  • lots 9 to 35 on AP23628, containing an area of 28.612 hectares, about 95 kilometres north-west of Brisbane using contemporary survey and mapping technology and standards.