Taking and using things from the landscape.

People are in their landscape and exploit landscapes.

Our demand for resources has changed the land.

Queensland is the world’s third biggest coal exporter.

Crocodiles are a notable feature of life in North Queensland, but despite their fearsome reputation, their numbers have been curtailed by human activities, from hunting to tourism.

Coal seam gas has become one of the most divisive environmental issues of recent years.

The relationship between Queenslanders and whales is a fascinating example of the rapid shift in government and public interests and expectations about the environment. 

Mining has dramatically altered the Queensland landscape.

Pearling became the largest industry in far north Queensland in the 1890s and had a massive impact on coastal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Prostitution is a difficult concept to define.

Mineral sandmining has reshaped many of  Queensland’s beaches and sand islands. From beach front to high dunes, sandmining has been undertaken along hundreds of kilometres of coastline.

White Society used them as labourers when needed and discarded them when no longer needed: they were coerced and expendable labour

Trees are found in most Queensland landscapes.

Queensland is home to nearly half of Australia’s beef cattle, and the vast majority of those beasts contain at least some Brahman blood.