Australia has a large array of plants that are endemic to our country (only found native in Australia). This includes around 80% of the country's flowering plants. Of all the states, Queensland has the greatest variety of native plant groups in Australia. Most of these native plant species are considered non-threatened but more than 1,000 (about 13%) are vulnerable or endangered. The conservation of our native plants provide habitat for wildlife, protects species diversity and provides local catchment improvement which leads to better water quality and public amenity.
Native plants provide habitat for wildlife, a source of bush tucker and contribute to ecosystem health and divers...
Discover more about our local threatened significant plants, what threatens their survival and how you can help.
Information about the vegetation protection rules and how to apply for a vegetation clearing approval.