Amendments to QPWS-managed areas, endorsed by Governor in Council on 30 June 2022—Subordinate Legislation 2022 No. 92

Subordinate legislation giving effect to the amendments—Subordinate Legislation 2022 No. 92.

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.

Name Local Government Area Details of proposal >
Byfield State Forest Livingstone Shire

Redescribe the entirety of the State forest as:

  • lot 865 on AP23644, containing an area of about 23,131.0938 hectares, about 60 kilometres north of Rockhampton within the localities of Byfield and Weerriba.
Pelion Forest Reserve Mackay Regional

Revoke the entirety of the forest reserve, described as lot 1 on AP19320, containing an area of 2,160 hectares, and dedicate as part of:

  • Eungella National Park, about 54km west of Mackay within the localities of Eungella Hinterland and Finch Hatton.
Tumoulin Forest Reserve Tablelands Regional

Revoke the entirety of the forest reserve, described as lot 1 on AP19292, containing an area of 1,877 hectares, and dedicate as the new:

  • Tumoulin National Park, about 80km north-west of Ravenshoe within the localities of Evelyn, Ravenshoe and Tumoulin.
Cape Upstart National Park Whitsunday Regional

Redescribe the entirety of the national park as:

  • lots 1 to 3 on AP23638, containing an area of about 8,555.76 hectares, about 50 kilometres north-west of Bowen within the localities of Coral Sea and Guthalungra.
Eungella National Park Mackay Regional

Dedicate the entirety of Pelion Forest Reserve, described as Lot 1 on AP19320, containing an area of about 2,160ha, as part of the existing:

  • Eungella National Park, about 54 kilometres west of Mackay.
Porcupine Gorge National Park Mount Isa City

Redescribe the entirety of the national park as:

  • lot 2 on AP23649, containing an area of about 5,221.59 hectares, about 275 kilometres south-west of Townsville within the locality of Porcupine.
Tumoulin National Park Tablelands Regional

Dedicate the entirety of Tumoulin Forest Reserve, described as Lot 1 on AP19292, containing an area of about 1,877ha, as the new:

  • Tumoulin National Park described as lot 1 on AP19292, containing an area of about 1,877ha, about 77 kilometres south of Cairns.
Bakers Creek Conservation Park Mackay Regional

Redescribe the entirety of the conservation park as:

  • lots 1 and 2 on AP23759, containing an area of about 448.7 hectares, about 8 kilometres south of Mackay within the localities of McEwens Beach and Paget.