We welcome new members. Join us to participate in activities and help us protect the beautiful Bribie Island environment.

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As a not-for-profit organisation we welcome donations or legacies however large or small. We have much work to do!

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Our newsletter is prepared monthly and is sent to all members. Past editions are available in the archives on this site.

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Next Meeting

General meetings are held monthly from January to November on the fourth Monday at 7:00pm in the ANZAC Room, Bribie Island RSL, 99 Toorbul Street, Bongaree.

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The design for this linocut was inspired by Grevillea Banksii, native to the Queensland coast. This Grevillea and its many hybrids flourish in the sandy soils of Bribie Island, their flowers providing a valuable food source for Bribie’s nectar-feeding birds.
grevillia banksii
This linocut was produced and coloured by Geoff Ginn and Glenda Charles, artists living in Bongaree. Anyone wanting limited edition prints of this, or indeed any Bribie flora or fauna, please contact Geoff and Glenda, ph: (07) 3408 0759, Proceeds of any sales/commissions would go to BIEPA.
  • Attacks on Wildlife

    Following a number of attacks on wildlife near Buckleys Hole Conservation Park, BIEPA lobbied for a ban on exercising dogs off-leash in this area. This was partially successful, resulting in a reducti

  • Cane Toad Challenge Project

    BIEPA became an active participant in the Cane Toad Challenge Project, launched by Prof. Rob Capon of the University of QLD and which is ruled by a strict code of ethics relating to humane treatment o

  • BIEPA published “Bribie Birds”

    an attractive guide, richly illustrated with original photographs, to the numerous bird species seen on or around the Island. Copies of the Book are available for purchase here.

  • Proposed Pulp and Paper Mill Stopped

    Proposed pulp and paper mill opposed and stopped. Brisbane's off-shore  islands were fighting for their future in the early '80s when the government proposed the introduction of a pulp paper mill.

  • Saved Buckley’s Hole

    1992 Buckley’s Hole saved from becoming a marina - now a Ramsar protected wetland.

  • Stopped Canal Development

    Environment & Planning Court successfully challenged to stop canal development on Lots 402/403 opposite the Aquatic Centre - now National Park bounded by Cotterill Ave, Goodwin Drive and First Ave

  • Stopped Fish Farming

    BIEPA successfully lobbied to stop fish farming in Moreton Bay

  • Changed inappropriate storage and handling of toxic Lyngbya algae

    BIEPA’s vigilance and action changed inappropriate storage and handling of toxic Lyngbya algae in Buckley’s Hole Ramsar area.

  • Reduction of water extraction from the proposed Banksia Beach borefields

    BIEPA lobbying of Commonwealth was successful in influencing the reduction of water extraction from the proposed Banksia Beach borefields on Bribie from 10ml/day to 4ml/day.

  • Developer fined for illegal pollution of Pumicestone Passage

    Illegal pollution of Pumicestone Passage by a unit development on Welsby Pde was brought to the attention of the print and television media and environmental protection authorities.