07 3410 0757 biepa.mail@gmail.com

Projects

BIEPA is a self funded community volunteer group engaged in a wide range of activities that promote Bribie Island and the Pumicestone Passage Catchment as a Sanctuary where fauna and flora are protected under International conservation treaties signed by the Australian Federal Government {the UN Ramsar Convention on Wetlands; the UN Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species (birds and marine turtles) and the UN Single Species Action Plan for the Loggerhead Turtle in the South Pacific Ocean} and National Parks and Moreton Bay Marine Park status.

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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!

EVENTS →

Recent and upcoming environment-related events. Check this page to keep up with what is cominng up and how past events have gone.

MEETINGS →

Monthly General Meetings Jan-Nov, on the 4th Monday at 7pm in the ANZAC Room, Bribie Island RSL, 99 Toorbul Street, Bongaree.

Ocean Beach Protection Project

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BIEPA has long been concerned about the impact that 4WD vehicles are having on Bribie’s Ocean Beach.  A 23 Km stretch of this beach was designated a Highway in 2008. 

Prior to that, the only vehicles driving there were authorised Rangers and fishermen, together with the occasional local or visitor. 

Since that date, the number of vehicles regularly accessing the beach has increased at a rapid rate with up to thousands of vehicles there on weekends and holidays. 

This activity is not only detrimental to the living beach itself but dangerous for the drivers and their families, and for the wildlife (including critically endangered species) which rely on the beach for their habitat and reproduction. 

Access is by weekly or annual permit but there was no limit on the number being issued (until COVID restrictions in 2020).   

BIEPA has been lobbying for at least a considerable permanent reduction in the number of permits issued and for better observance by drivers of the rules set out with the permits, together with education on the damage unlimited use of the beach as a highway is doing to its fragile, and internationally protected, eco-system.

Postal Address

P.O. Box 350
Bribie Island, Qld, 4507, Australia

Phone

07 3410 0757

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Bribie Island Environmental Protection Association Inc

BIEPA is an active group of people, from many different trades and professions and of various political persuasions, who have at least one thing in common – they care for the environment of Bribie Island and the surrounding area.

Direct Bank Deposit Details for Tax Deductible Donations:
BIEPA Inc Public Environment Fund, Bank of Queensland
BSB Number: 124 390
Account Number: 22671143

Direct Bank Deposit Details for other payments: 
Bank of Queensland, BIEPA General Account
BSB: 124 390
Account no: 22657983, with your surname as the reference.