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- 16 hectares
A residence and dedicated wildlife sanctuary


Michael and Barbara D'Andilly are the owners of a property located approximately 30km southwest of Ipswich.  The property is a home and dedicated wildlife sanctuary, and it is Michael and Barbara's intent to preserve and improve the existing natural habitat. The property is also a member of Land for Wildlife (South East Queensland) and has a Bushland Conservation Agreement with the Ipswich City Council.

The sanctuary covers 16 well-treed hectares with some open grassland, with dominant vegetation species including narrow- (Eucalyptus crebra) and broad-leaved (Eucalyptus fibrosa) ironbarks, blue gums (Eucalyptus globulus) and swamp tea-tree (Melaleuca irbyana).

Known wildlife species present on the property include eastern grey kangaroos (Macropus giganteus), red-necked wallabies (Macropus rufogriseus), koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus), brush-tailed phascogales (Phascogale tapoatafa), sugar gliders (Petaurus breviceps), lace monitors (Varanus varius), turtles, fish, freshwater shrimp and approximately 50 species of native birds.

Property Name Michael and Barbara's Refuge
Property Size 16 hectares
Property Features Land For Wildlife, Voluntary Conservation Agreement (VCA)
Owners Michael and Barbara D'Andilly
Member Since 2012