Hidden Vale UQ Wildlife Centre


The University of Queensland, in partnership with The Turner Family Foundation are undertaking an exciting project to:

  • Enhance and conserve the natural habitat at Hidden Vale
  • Conduct wildlife research and teaching
  • Develop wildlife activities for the visitors

The overall objective of the project is:

"To deliver resilient ecosystems with representative, self-sustaining populations of fauna and flora endemic to the Scenic Rim, where everything we do should support and be supported by applied, scientific research”

Specific objectives of the project are to:

  • Rehabilitate the natural ecosystems on Hidden Vale
  • Manage exotic invasive plants and animals
  • Breed, rehabilitate and release native wildlife onto Hidden Vale
  • Undertake wildlife conservation research and teaching
  • Integrate wildlife conservation with livestock production
  • Enable guests at Spicers Hidden Vale to observe and learn about native Australian wildlife and conservation




E: hvw.enquiries@uq.edu.au
P: +61 7 5351 5000
F: +61 7 5460 1324