Wait-A-While Nature Refuge
Access wetland mapping in PDF and KML format by selecting the desired 100K map tile below or download the data via the Queensland Government Information Service.
The below map is for visual representation purposes only. For more detailed mapping, please download the boundary KML.
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Based on wetland mapping version 5.0
Areas do not include marine or estuarine waters but do include estuarine wetland vegetation
All statistics are approximate and generated based on data transformed to a customised Albers equal-area projection, thus allowing wetland extent change for different regions of Queensland to be comparable.
Areas may change over time as mapping approaches improve.
Totals may not match the sum of individually displayed figures due to the rounding of displayed figures.
Regional natural resource management (NRM) bodies
Local government areas
100K map tiles
Bioregional assessment areas
Marine meso-scale bioregions
Marine provincial bioregions
World Heritage areas
Ramsar internationally important wetlands
DIWA nationally important wetlands
Marine parks (Queensland)
Fish habitat areas
Coastal management district
Freshwater biogeographic provinces
Aquatic Conservation Assessments (AquaBAMM) and others
Wetland (aquatic ecosystem) type—conceptual models
Wetland (aquatic ecosystem) type—management profiles
Groundwater dependent ecosystem type—conceptual models
Healthy Land and Water conceptual models
Water resource planning areas
Aquatic ecosystem monitoring programs
Point source monitoring
Wetland soil indicator case studies
Wetland management case studies
Area specific conceptual model case studies
Water quality improvement plan catchments
EPP (Water) scheduled environmental values and water quality objectives
Note: Wildlife statistics are based on information that has been submitted to the DES WildNet database and converted to a 10km² grid. The grid information has been intersected with the mapping polygons to determine the species lists. Click here to view the species grid metadata.
Information from WildNet can also be accessed via Wildlife Online and WetlandMaps.
Rare or threatened includes species listed as extinct, extinct in the wild, critically endangered, endangered, vulnerable or conservation dependent under either the Nature Conservation Act or Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act
Disclaimer: While every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of this product, the Queensland Government and Australian Government make no representations or warranties about its accuracy, reliability, completeness or suitability for any particular purpose and disclaim all responsibility and all liability (including without limitation, liability in negligence) for all expenses, losses, damages (including indirect or consequential damage) and costs which might be incurred as a consequence of reliance on the product, or as a result of the product being inaccurate or incomplete in any way and for any reason.
This page should be cited as:
Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2013) Wait-A-While Nature Refuge — facts and maps, WetlandInfo website, accessed 1 February 2023. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/nature-refuge-wait-a-while-nature-refuge/