Staaten River National Park West (88)

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Site name: Staaten River National Park West
Site number: 88
Point numbers: 349 (Staaten River National Park West Dry A), 350 (Staaten River National Park West Wet A), 351 (Staaten River National Park West Dry B), 352 (Staaten River National Park West Wet B)
Ecoregion: Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas and shrublands
Participant and site owner: Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Site location: Far North Queensland
Latitude: -16.560
Longitude: 142.270
Site description: Staaten River National Park encompasses an extensive section of the least modified tropical savannas in Queensland. The vegetation is savanna woodland dissected by ephemeral streams with a small number of permanent or semi-permanent waterholes.

Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (40)

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Site name: Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park
Site number: 40
Point numbers: 157 (Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park Dry A), 158 (Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park Wet A), 159 (Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park Dry B), 160 (Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park Wet B)
Ecoregion: Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas and shrublands
Participant and site owner: Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Site location: Northern Queensland
Latitude: -14.902
Longitude: 144.135
Site description: The north extent of the park has grasslands and woodlands, wetlands, coastal estuaries, mangroves and mudflats. In the south, sandstone hills and escarpments dominate the landscape.

Blackdown Tableland (30)

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Site name: Blackdown Tableland
Site number: 30
Point numbers: 117 (Blackdown Tableland Dry A), 118 (Blackdown Tableland Wet A), 119 (Blackdown Tableland Dry B), 120 (Blackdown Tableland Wet B)
Ecoregion: Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas and shrublands
Participant and site owner: Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Site location: Central Queensland
Latitude: -23.881
Longitude: 149.109
Site description: Blackdown Tableland rises above the surrounding plains, with sandstone gorges and waterfalls. The park lies at the north-east edge of the central Queensland sandstone belt and supports a variety of plant communities including heathlands and dry eucalypt forests.

Orpheus Island (43)

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Site name: Orpheus Island
Site number: 43
Point numbers: 169 (Orpheus Island Dry A), 170 (Orpheus Island Wet A), 171 (Orpheus Island Dry B), 172 (Orpheus Island Wet B)
Ecoregion: Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests
Participant and site owner: Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and James Cook University
Site location: Far North Queensland
Latitude: -18.617
Longitude: 146.496
Site description: Orpheus Island is approximately 12 km long and one to 2.5 km wide and is found within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. The island is volcanic in origin and is covered in dry woodlands of Moreton Bay Ash and acacias with rainforest in gullies.

Staaten River National Park (41)

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Site name: Staaten River National Park
Site number: 41
Point numbers: 161 (Staaten River National Park Dry A), 162 (Staaten River National Park Wet A), 163 (Staaten River National Park Dry B), 164 (Staaten River National Park Wet B)
Ecoregion: Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas and shrublands
Participant and site owner: Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Site location: Far North Queensland
Latitude: -16.521
Longitude: 142.788
Site description: Staaten River National Park encompasses an extensive section of the least modified tropical savannas in Queensland. The vegetation is savanna woodland dissected by ephemeral streams with a small number of permanent or semi-permanent waterholes.

Paluma Range National Park (39)

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Site name: Paluma Range National Park
Site number: 39
Point numbers: 153 (Paluma Range National Park Dry A), 154 (Paluma Range National Park Wet A), 155 (Paluma Range National Park Dry B), 156 (Paluma Range National Park Wet B)
Ecoregion: Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests
Participant and site owner: Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Site location: Northern Coastal Queensland
Latitude: -18.972
Longitude: 146.237
Site description: Paluma Range National Park contains Jourama Falls, Crystal Creek and Lake Paluma. The park lies within the Paluma Important Bird Area (IBA)as it is a southern outlier for many species and contains a significant population of the vulnerable Southern Cassowary.

Undara National Park (36)

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Site name: Undara National Park
Site number: 36
Point numbers: 141 (Undara National Park Wet B), 142 (Undara National Park Wet A), 143 (Undara National Park Dry A), 144 (Undara National Park Dry B)
Ecoregion: Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas and shrublands
Participant and site owner: Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Site location: Northern Queensland
Latitude: -18.322
Longitude: 144.596
Site description: Undara National Park contains the remains of one of the earth’s longest flows of lava originating from a single volcano. Caves within this lava tube are fertile pockets in which rainforest plant and many animal species are found. The park is found on the western slopes of the McBride Plateau, and is composed of open woodlands and savanna, with pockets of semi-evergreen vine thicket in the sheltered entrances to some of the lava caves.

Townsville Town Common Conservation Park (35)

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Site name: Townsville Town Common Conservation Park
Site number: 35
Point numbers: 137 (Townsville Town Common Conservation Park Dry A), 138(Townsville Town Common Conservation Park Wet A), 139 (Townsville Town Common Conservation Park Dry B), 140 (Townsville Town Common Conservation Park Wet B)
Ecoregion: Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas and shrublands
Participant and site owner: Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Site location: North Queensland
Latitude: -19.221
Longitude: 146.778
Site description: Townsville Town Common Conservation Park is found close to the centre of Townsville. The reserve is composed of lagoons, seasonal wetlands, coastal woodlands and beaches with rocky headlands. Tributaries of the Bohle River cross the park. Up to 280 bird species have been recorded in the area, including Magpie Geese and Brolgas.

Porcupine Gorge National Park (34)

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Site name: Porcupine Gorge National Park
Site number: 34
Point numbers: 133 (Porcupine Gorge National Park Dry A), 134 (Porcupine Gorge National Park Wet A), 135 (Porcupine Gorge National Park Dry B), 136 (Porcupine Gorge National Park Wet B)
Ecoregion: Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas and shrublands
Participant and site owner: Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Site location: Northern Central Queensland
Latitude: -20.411
Longitude: 144.429
Site description: Sandstone cliffs, vine forest and deep permanent waterholes are found along Porcupine Creek, with savanna plains and woodlands surrounding Porcupine Gorge. Porcupine Gorge National Park covers 5410ha, with the gorge fringing approximately 25km of Porcupine Creek.

White Mountains National Park (33)

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Site name: White Mountains National Park
Site number: 33
Point numbers: 129 (White Mountains National Park Wet A), 130 (White Mountains National Park Dry A), 131 (White Mountains National Park Dry B), 132 (White Mountains National Park Wet B)
Ecoregion: Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas and shrublands
Participant and site owner: Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Site location: Northern Central Queensland
Latitude: -20.535
Longitude: 145.005
Site description: White Mountains National Park protects 14 different Desert Uplands ecosystems across 112,000 hectares. The park is composed of Lancewood forests, open woodlands, laterite pastures, heathlands and spinifex grasslands

Moorrinya National Park (32)

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Site name: Moorrinya National Park
Site number: 32
Point numbers: 125 (Moorrinya National Park Dry A), 126 (Moorrinya National Park Wet A), 127 (Moorrinya National Park Dry B), 128 (Moorrinya National Park Wet B)
Ecoregion: Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas and shrublands
Participant and site owner: Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Site location: Central Western Queensland
Latitude: -21.410
Longitude: 144.959
Site description: Moorrinya National Park protects rare species such as the Square-tailed Kite, Squatter Pigeon and Julia Creek Dunnart which inhabit the Desert Upland plains which are covered in open eucalypt, paperbark and acacia woodlands and grasslands.

Blackbraes National Park (31)

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Site name: Blackbraes National Park
Site number: 31
Point numbers: 121 (Blackbraes National Park Dry A), 122 (Blackbraes National Park Wet A), 123 (Blackbraes National Park Dry B), 124 (Blackbraes National Park Wet B)
Ecoregion: Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas and shrublands
Participant and site owner: Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Site location: North Queensland
Latitude: -19.515
Longitude: 144.227
Site description: Blackbraes National Park protects undulating hills and ranges that surround basalt outcrops, black soil plains and seasonal swamps. The park is 850m above sea level, with a wetter and generally cooler climate compared with the surrounding country. Ironbark woodlands dominate much of the area.

Blacksoil Creek (Bowling Green Bay National Park) (29)

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Site name: Blacksoil Creek (Bowling Green Bay National Park)
Site number: 72
Point numbers: 113 (Blacksoil Creek (Bowling Green Bay National Park) Dry A), 114 (Blacksoil Creek (Bowling Green Bay National Park) Wet A), 115 (Blacksoil Creek (Bowling Green Bay National Park) Dry B), 116 (Blacksoil Creek (Bowling Green Bay National Park) Wet B)
Ecoregion: Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests
Participant and site owner: Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Site location: North Queensland
Latitude: -19.458
Longitude: 146.993
Site description: Bowling Green Bay National Park covers 57,900ha of coastal and mountainous country, ranging from mangroves to montane rainforests. The national park includes a Ramsar listed wetland protecting significant habitat for waterfowl. During summer at least 30 different species of birds migrate to the park from around the world.

Eungella (28)

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Site name: Eungella
Site number: 28
Point numbers: 109 (Eungella Wet A), 110 (Eungella Dry A), 111 (Eungella Wet B), 112 (Eungella Dry B)
Ecoregion:
Participant and site owner: Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Site location: North Queensland
Latitude: -21.168
Longitude: 148.505
Site description: Eungella National Park protects many unusual plants and animals, including the Eungella Dayfrog, Mackay Tulip Oak, Eungella Spiny Crayfish, and the Eungella honeyeater. This isolated mountain refuge lies close to the boundary between subtropical and tropical rainforests and supports species from both vegetation types. Much of the park is remote and inaccessible, and is dissected by gorges. Rainforest dominates the area, but open eucalypt woodland grows on Dick’s Tableland in the rugged north-western part of the park. Flowering Bottlebrushes and tall River She-oaks line the meandering Broken River which is home to the secretive platypus.

Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park (26)

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Site name: Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park
Site number: 26
Point numbers: 101 (Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park Dry A), 102 (Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park Wet A), 103 (Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park Dry B), 104 (Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park Wet B)
Ecoregion: Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas and shrublands
Participant and site owner: Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Site location: North Western Queensland
Latitude: -18.740
Longitude: 138.319
Site description: Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park is situated within the remote north-west highlands of Queensland, featuring gorge country, sandstone ranges and World Heritage fossils. Lawn Hill Gorge is formed by Lawn Hill Creek, which is fed by numerous freshwater springs from the limestone plateau to the west.

Chillagoe (42)

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Site name: Chillagoe
Site number: 42
Point numbers: 165 (Chillagoe Wet A), 166 (Chillagoe Dry A), 167 (Chillagoe Wet B), 168 (Chillagoe Dry B)
Ecoregion: Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas and shrublands
Participant and site owner: Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Site location: Northern Queensland
Latitude: -17.198
Longitude: 144.504
Site description: Chillagoe lies within a belt of limestone approximately 5km wide and 45km long, extending from south of Chillagoe, north-west to the Walsh River and beyond. The vegetation of Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park is dominated by tropical woodland with isolated pockets of deciduous vine thicket. Bats and other taxa, including birds and reptiles, are found in Chillagoe’s caves.