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We plan and manage our response to environmental challenges by developing strategies, plans and programs that help us to enhance the city's biodiversity and support responsible guardianship of our natural resources.
Our dynamic city is facing a unique set of challenges now and into the future – driven by our location, biodiversity, growth and demand for services. Learn how we lead with solutions.
Find out how our Natural Areas Management Unit (NAMU) restores, rehabilitates and maintains our natural areas.
Pest plants and animals are a threat to our environment, economy and way of life. Most are not native and are from overseas. Learn more about these threats to Gold Coast biosecurity.
Our city is one of the most biodiverse in Australia. It is home to a wide range of ecosystems, habitats, plants and animals. We have nearly 600 species of native animals and more than 1700 native plants. Learn how we are working hard to protect our landscapes and wildlife.
We manage our natural areas to conserve our city's biodiversity and habitat.
Our city has a life-sustaining and essential network of waterways. There are five main rivers and many other watercourses. Learn more.
We have a 52-kilometre coastline which is vital for our environment, social life, and economy. Coastal management is a priority for us. Learn more about what we are doing.
Learn how we are expanding the area of land we manage for conservation and linking critical parts of our natural asset network through our Natural Area Acquisition Program.
The Gold Coast has a large variety of plant and animal life. Our Gold Coast Flora & Fauna database lists the known plants and animals in our region.