We represent walking for all Queenslanders

Anna Campbell talks to Steve Austin ABC Radio

We spoke to Steve Austin, ABC Brisbane Radio, about making our streets safer for walking Friday 19 April 2024, Queens Street Mall, Brisbane You can listen to the interview here [from 22 minutes] Queensland Walks is alarmed about the number of people in Queensland who have been killed while they walk. In less than 4 […]

National Road Safety Week 5 – 12 May 2024

National Road Safety Week 5 - 12 May 2024

National Road Safety Week is on 5 – 12 May Drive so others survive Every year, approximately 1200 people are killed and another 44,000* are seriously injured on Australian roads. Traffic injury is the biggest killer of Australian children under 15 and the second-biggest killer of all Australians aged between 15 and 24. These numbers […]

Exercise Right Week 20 – 26 May 2024

Exercise Right Week challenge flyer. Woman stands with her arms up in the air celebrating walking.

Just moving for 30 minutes a day can make a world of difference to your health and well-being! Whether you’re suffering from an injury, battling something bigger like cancer, dementia or diabetes, or you just want to up your fitness game, it’s important to get the right advice from an exercise and movement expert to ensure you’re exercising […]

International White Cane Day: Sunday 15 October 2023

Help Guide Dogs celebrate International White Cane Day 2023 International White Cane Day (IWCD) is just around the corner and this year Guide Dogs are raising awareness at Southbank in Brisbane City. On Sunday 15 October, Guide Dogs will set up camp along the Clem Jones promenade at Southbank, offering people an opportunity to experience […]

Walking Network Plans 2023-24

A man with blue trousers and a beanie is walking along the footpath which has a shade awning over the footpath and in front of shops.

Walking Network Plans for Queensland announced for 2023-24 What do the following Queensland Councils have in common? Banana Shire Council Brisbane City Council Bundaberg Regional Council Burdekin Shire Council Cassowary Coast Regional Council Etheridge Shire Council Flinders Shire Council Isaac Regional Council Longreach Regional Council Murweh Shire Council North Burnett Regional Council Scenic Rim Regional […]

Kirsty’s story: A life outdoors


I have been fortunate enough to grow up in the beautiful outdoors. I have treasured memories of doing coastal walks with my family as a child. I feel being young you never fully appreciate those times until you become older. When I was 29, I developed the desire to complete a marathon by the time […]

Dreamtime connections with Ben Barker

Walking is something our people have been doing for many thousands of years. Walkabout is the word we use to describe taking time out and going for a walk and connecting with land and country. And we still do that today. When you walkabout, you just get on the street and connect your feet to […]

Dr Robyn Littlewood

Dr Robyn Littlewood enjoys walking with her dog

Dr Robyn Littlewood is the CEO of Health and Wellbeing Queensland. She spoke to Queensland Walks about designing healthy spaces for all Queenslanders to be active. “Walking can be hard for the 900,000 Queenslanders who have a disability. With my father requiring a power wheelchair for mobility, I am reminded of this every day. He has incomplete quadriplegia but that doesn’t stop him, nor should it.”

Isabelle’s Story: Advocating for a safe, inclusive and walkable world

“It’s wrong that women should have to be afraid so close to their home or anywhere,” she Isabelle. Later on this led Isabelle to advocate to her local councillor to get lights installed in the park. It took about a year to happen, but the lights were finally installed which improved the walkability in her local neighbourhood

On the Rail Trail with Andrew Demack

Brisbane Valley Rail Trail

Seeking somewhere nice to walk? Why not try a rail trail! We’re all looking for somewhere pleasant to exercise. Somewhere with great scenery, somewhere quiet, away from the cars, away from the noise and stress of the city. Queensland has an amazing resource that celebrates the history of our state while providing a safe place to exercise. […]