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Would you like to own a property that supports both the ongoing conservation of Queensland’s natural environment and a sustainable lifestyle? With growing demand for conservation focused real estate, Queensland Trust for Nature provides a marketplace for properties
protected as Nature Refuges.

Nature Refuge landholders are custodians of the land, providing forever homes for threatened species by securing, enriching and enhancing habitat. Many are also champions of passive design, smart home design, eco-tourism, conservation farming and permaculture.

QTFN Owned Properties For Sale

Cassowary Hideaway

Share your new home with native wildlife including Cassowaries, Mahogany gliders, Ant Plants and Apollo jewel butterflies

Cassowary Connection

Nestled in the seaside hamlet of Mission Beach, Cassowary Connection offers a true rainforest hideaway with the best conservation credentials.

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Nature lovers paradise on Toowomba's doorstep

Rayners Refuge

Pristine rainforest retreat situated on Queensland's highest mountain.


Nature retreat with habitat for Cassowary and Tree kangaroo in the Atherton Tablelands of Queensland.

Lake Barrine to Lake Eacham Nature Refuge

Beautiful lifestyle property in the Atherton Tablelands of Queensland.

Nasser’s Scrub Nature Refuge

Unique ecotourism opportunity or tree change like no other.

Pember’s Scrub Nature Refuge

Home to special wildlife, including cassowaries, golden bowerbirds, and Lumholtz tree kangaroos.

Long Grass Nature Refuge

1200 acres of pristine bushland on an elevated plateau on the edge of the great dividing range between the Darling Downs and Lockyer Valley.

Danggaja Nature Refuge

Protecting complex mesophyll vine forest on cloudy uplands basalt and is habitat for cassowaries, tree kangaroos, vulnerable frog and plant species .

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Scotney Nature Refuge

Part of a significant bioregional corridor neighbouring Tinkerbell Nature Refuge and connected to Girraween National Park.

Greene Dale Nature Refuge

A crucial wildlife corridor between State Forestry's King Forest and the Brooyar State Forest Mountains.


'Waterfalls' provides habitat for a number of threatened and vulnerable species including the endangered swift parrot (Lathamus discolor).

The Springs

Endangered flora and fauna species, including the Richmond Birdwing Butterfly and Richmond Birdwing Butterfly Vine that's over 200 years old.

Feathertail Nature Refuge

Dry rainforest cloaked gullies laden with several species of ferns as well as crows nests, staghorns and orchids.

Scotney Nature Refuge

Habitat for species including the common wombat, superb lyrebird and the endangered Bertya recurvate and Babingtonia granitica.

Pellings Scrub

Pellings Scrub is a significant rainforest remnant south of Malanda providing habitat for the iconic Lumholtz’s tree-kangaroo.

Gaia Nature Refuge

Gaia Nature Refuge is located at Mt Byron, about 1.5 hours drive from Brisbane.

Mount Samson

Found just 40 minutes from Brisbane, the Mount Samson Nature Refuge offers bushland living and metropolitan connectivity.

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