The Gold Coast is one of the most biodiverse cities in Australia with a wide range of plant and animal species.
We are home to:
Despite the extensive biodiversity found within the city's boundaries, the potential impacts of Australia's high population growth and the continued clearing of remnant landscapes for development include loss of species and ecosystems, habitat destruction and fragmentation.
The City recognises that our native wildlife is a critical asset, essential to the future environmental, social and economic sustainability of the Gold Coast. Explore how we are working to protect our native wildlife, and what you can do to help.
Make a voluntary contribution to Australia’s first dedicated koala fund to help protect our local population.
Learn more about what actions can be taken to help keep koalas safe.
Find out more about our threatened species here on the Gold Coast.
Discover how you can encourage and help to protect our native wildlife.
Find out how the City supports landholders who want to restore and protect their property’s native habitat.
Visit our Gold Coast Flora and Fauna website to search and locate plant and animal species on the Gold Coast, access conservation studies and learn more about our native species.
Learn about our native plants and animals, what we're doing to protect them, and what you can do to help.
Our advice on managing pest plants and animals and what we are doing to help.