We represent walking for all Queenslanders

Are you a Mate?

creek walk with tree

Queensland Walks is proud to support Mates4Mates on their Walkabout Creek walk in Queensland Walks Month in August. Our theme this year is “Good for the Soul” and Mates4mates have many a story of how a simple walk creates great health and well-being outcomes. The Walkabout Creek Walk is for registered Mates. https://mate4mates.org

Celebrating NAIDOC Week 2024

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Honouring First Nations Traditions and Leadership Queensland Walks celebrates NAIDOC Week honouring the rich history and enduring cultural practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and our community leaders. Congratulations to Natasha Leslie who was recognised at the National NAIDOC Awards as Finalist- Sportsperson. Natasha, a proud Gummipingal woman of the Worimi people from […]

Masimba’s story: Discovery through walking

Masimba’s story Whenever Masimba moves to a new place, he likes to discover it through walking. “Walking is a way to build your confidence in a new place,” he says. “I am very curious, and I like to use my feet to discover and figure things out.” Being observant also feeds into his work as […]

Jane’s Walk 2024 Meadowbrook

Jane’s Walk 2024: Healthy Streets, Meadowbrook, Logan Tickets Queensland Walks and PIA QLD Women in Planning are excited to announce that we are hosting Jane’s Walk 2024. Jane’s Walk is an annual festival of free, community-led walking conversations inspired by urbanist Jane Jacobs, with the walks taking place in hundreds of cities around the world. […]

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 […]

We’re hiring!

Angela in Botanical Gardens, Cairns

We’re Hiring! Work for Queensland Walks Business Development and Communications role We are looking for a collaborative team member who is energetic, self-sufficient, and motivated and will work successfully within a small and dynamic team (staff and volunteers) and have confidence to work autonomously. You may have a background in NFP advocacy, active transport planning, […]

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 […]