Flying-fox events are held throughout the year so our community can learn more about this incredibly important species. Keep up to date with flying-fox events and news by subscribing to bush hands.
BatPod is a choose your own adventure series for ages 10–15 where you get to call the shots.
We live in one of the most beautiful parts of the planet and we get to share it with some amazing creatures.
Sometimes it can be hard living near them, take flying-foxes for example. These animals are vital to our environment but they can be noisy, smelly and messy neighbours.
Your invited to join Tyron, and our team at Sunshine Coast Council, to try and problem solve ways to live alongside these animals peacefully.
7th annual Australasian bat night 2021
Back in person and at a new venue, the recent bat night was the biggest and best ever! Check out the highlights in our video.
7th annual Australasian bat night
Online bat night 2020
A global pandemic couldn’t stop the crowd-favourite bat night from going ahead. For all the presentations from our first ever online bat night, check out our YouTube playlist and re-live bat night 2020.
A Flying-fox community news is available bi-monthly through bush hands, council's environment newsletter. You can subscribe to bush hands to learn more about flying-foxes and other environmental projects and programs on the Sunshine Coast.
View the latest flying-fox community news editions:
- December 2022
- December 2021
- November 2021
- July 2021
- May 2021
- March 2021
- November 2020
- September 2020
- June 2020
- February 2020
- December 2019
- October 2019
- August 2019
- June 2019
- April 2019
- February 2019
- December 2018
- October 2018
- August 2018
- June 2018
- February 2018
- December 2017
- October 2017
- August 2017.
Share your photos and videos of council's very own Frankie the flying-fox, and follow her fantastic adventures on Instagram at #frankietheflyingfox.
Welcome to your first day on the job as a junior conservation officer. Let’s learn the ropes and check out some flying foxes.