Queensland’s ongoing COVID camping boom poses challenges for national parks

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The COVID-driven popularity of Queensland’s national parks has more than doubled visitor numbers to some south-east locations, bringing fresh challenges for managers and users. Camping nights statewide in national parks dropped during 2019–20, when 470 camping grounds closed and much of Queensland was in lockdown. But by the second half of 2020, parks reopened and … Read more