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 lots B, H, and I on PLP0952.

D'Aguilar National Park

Somerset Regional

Dedicate:

  • lot 41 on S312261, containing an area of about 46.5388 hectares, as part of the existing D’Aguilar National Park, about 48 kilometres north-west of Brisbane.

Lamington National Park

Scenic Rim Regional

Dedicate:

  • lot 125 on W311608, containing an area of about 129.9041 hectares, as part of the existing Lamington National Park, about 51 kilometres south-west of the Gold Coast.

Main Range National Park

Southern Downs Regional

Dedicate:

  • lot 2151 on M34846 and lot 101 on ML321, containing an area of about 56.4435 hectares, as part of the existing Main Range National Park, about 34 kilometres east of Warwick.

Townsville Town Common Conservation Park

Townsville City

Dedicate:

  • lot 58 on EP328 and lot 131 on EP367, containing an area of about 0.8094 hectares, as part of the existing Townsville Town Common Conservation Park, about 12 kilometres north-west of Townsville.

Ardgour Station Nature Refuge

Paroo Shire

Declare:

  • part of lot 9 on BAN7, containing an area of about 8,285.98 hectares, as the new Ardgour Station Nature Refuge, shown on plan PA1122, about 120 kilometres south of Charleville.

Bellview Nature Refuge

Barcaldine Regional

Revoke:

  • the entirety of Bellview Nature Refuge, an area of about 1,125.47 hectares, about 162 kilometres east of Longreach.

Boreen Nature Refuge

Noosa Shire

Declare:

  • lot 3 on RP186809, containing an area of about 51.53 hectares, as the new Boreen Nature Refuge, shown on plan PA1133, about 15 kilometres north-west of Noosaville.

Galaji Nature Refuge

Tablelands Regional

Declare:

  • part of lot 3 on RP747263, containing an area of about 5.35 hectares, as part of the existing Galaji Nature Refuge; and subsequently

Redescribe the entirety of Galaji Nature Refuge as:

  • part of lot 3 on RP747263, containing an area of about 27.42 hectares, shown on PA1132, about 13 kilometres south-east of Malanda.

Keysii Nature Refuge

Noosa Shire

Declare:

  • part of lot 4 on RP803972, containing an area of about 35.3 hectares, as the new Keysii Nature Refuge, shown on plan PA1134, about 17 kilometres north-west of Noosaville.

Mount Mellum Nature Refuge

Sunshine Coast Regional

Declare:

  • part of lot 3 on CG6006, containing an area of about 10 hectares, as part of the existing Mount Mellum Nature Refuge; and subsequently

Redescribe the entirety of Mount Mellum Nature Refuge as:

  • part of lot 3 on CG6006, containing an area of about 50.32 hectares, shown on plan PA1124, about 5 kilometres south-west of Landsborough.

Mount Gibson Nature Refuge

Cook Shire

Declare:

  • part of lot 646 on SP113647, containing an area of about 34,206.07 hectares, as the new Mount Gibson Nature Refuge, shown on plan PA1136, about 70 kilometres south-west of Cooktown.

Noo’s Creek Nature Refuge

Cook Shire

Declare:

  • part of lot 289 on BK15778, containing an area of about 82.25 hectares, as the new Noo’s Creek Nature Refuge, shown on plan PA1125, about 20 kilometres south-west of Cooktown.

Oakey Scrub Nature Refuge

Cook Shire

Declare:

  • lot 1 on BK157115, containing an area of about 64.7497 hectares, as the new Oakey Scrub Nature Refuge, shown on plan PA1138, about 11 kilometres south-west of Cooktown.

The Gullies Nature Refuge

Toowoomba Regional

Redescribe the entirety of The Gullies Nature Refuge as:

  • part of lot 48 on CSH48, containing an area of about 38.20 hectares shown on plan PA1088, about 24 kilometres north-east of Toowoomba.

Weyba Nature Refuge

Noosa Shire

Declare:

  • part of lot 77 on SP298776, containing an area of about 121.53 hectares, as part of the existing Weyba Nature Refuge; and subsequently

Redescribe the entirety of Weyba Nature Refuge as:

  • part of lot 77 on SP298776, containing an area of about 247.53 hectares, shown on plan PA1130, about 4 kilometres south-west of Noosaville.

Yourka Reserve Nature Refuge

Tablelands Regional

Declare:

  • part of lot 2944 on SP272859, containing an area of about 1,545.97 hectares, as part of the existing Yourka Reserve Nature Refuge; and subsequently

Redescribe the entirety of Yourka Reserve Nature Refuge as:

  • part of lot 2944 on SP272859, containing an area of about 43,382.97 hectares, shown on plan PA1103, about 30 kilometres south of Ravenshoe.

Yurol Nature Refuge

Noosa Shire

Declare:

  • part of lot 1 on RP35069, containing an area of about 5.11 hectares, as part of the existing Yurol Nature Refuge; and subsequently

Redescribe the entirety of Yurol Nature Refuge as:

  • part of lot 1 on RP35069, containing an area of about 57.1 hectares, shown on plan PA1135, about 1 kilometre 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 4 November 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.