Consultation on proposed Amendments to the forestry and protected area estates

The amendments to be made are as follows:

Tenure Local Government Area Details of proposal
Yurol State Forest (State plantation forest)

Noosa Shire

Revoke:

  • the declaration of parts of the State plantation forest designation on Yurol State Forest, described as lot D on PLP0952.

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 21 kilometres south-east of Ingham, using contemporary survey and mapping technology and standards.

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 1355.7728 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, containing an area of about 18.0090 hectares as part of the existing Oakview National Park, about 35 kilometres west of Gympie.

Broad Sound Islands Conservation Park

Livingstone Shire

Dedicate:

  • lot 14 on plan CP887447 as the new Broad Sound 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.

3 Moons Nature Refuge

North Burnett Regional

Declare an area described as:

  • part of lot 4 on RP234297, containing an area of about 39 hectares, as the new 3 Moons Nature Refuge, shown on plan PA1118, about 19 kilometres north-west of Monto.

Cobbold Gorge Nature Refuge

Etheridge Shire

Redescribe the entirety of Cobbold Gorge Nature Refuge as:

  • lot 4 on SP242983 and part of lot 3 on SP242983, containing an area of about 4,836.74 hectares, shown on plan PA1049, about 55 kilometres south south-west of Georgetown.

Horseshoe Bay Nature Refuge

Townsville City

Redescribe the entirety of Horseshoe Bay Nature Refuge as:

  • lot 2 on RP746874, containing an area of 4.838 hectares shown on plan PA1121, about 15 kilometres north of Townsville on Magnetic Island.

Sacred Nature Refuge

Noosa Shire

Revoke part of Sacred Nature Refuge described as:

  • part of lot 3 on RP887052, containing an area of about 0.496 hectares and

Redescribe the entirety of the nature refuge as:

  • part of lot 3 on RP887052, containing an area of about 75.524 hectares, shown on plan PA1113, about 17 kilometres north-east of Pomona.

Comment regarding the proposed amendments to the forestry and protected area estate must be in writing and directed to tenureservices@des.qld.gov.au or the Department of Environment and Science, Tenure Services, PO Box 15187, City East, QLD, 4002.

Comments received by 6 August 2022 will be considered by the department.

Amendments to the forestry and protected area estate under the Forestry Regulation 2015 and Nature Conservation (Protected Areas) Regulation 1994 are administered by the Department of Environment and Science.