GLADSTONE – ANOTHER NAIL IN THE COFFIN

SAVE THE REEF MEDIA RELEASE 26 September 2012 Latest Gladstone Announcement another Nail in the Coffin for the Reef Today’s announcement that Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney  has awarded a new shipping channel in Gladstone Harbour “significant project status” is very … Continue reading

DUGONG CRUELTY WHITEWASHED BY QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT

Turtle, dugong cruelty probe ‘biggest waste’ of money By Lauren Day Posted 7 hours 37 minutes ago Related Story: New laws target traditional hunting cruelty Related Story: Queensland to outlaw dugong-hunt cruelty Related Story: Inquiry launched after turtles butchered alive … Continue reading

GLADSTONE NIGHTMARE CONTINUES

New channel planned Ava Benny-Morrison | 26th September 2012 9:33 AM A map showing the proposed duplicated shipping channel into Gladstone Harbour. GLADSTONE could be in line for a second $400 million shipping channel under plans to be unveiled today. … Continue reading

SEAGRASS PROPOSAL – A RIDICULOUS SUGGESTION

Miners back coastal protection plan by: By Miranda Forster From: AAP September 18, 2012 4:15PM Increase Text Size Decrease Text Size Print QUEENSLAND miners have tentatively backed a plan to compensate for the damage their dredging works cause to seagrass … Continue reading

SEAGRASS EXCHANGE PROPOSAL

Seagrass plan would hit miners by: EXCLUSIVE: GRAHAM LLOYD, Environment editor From: The Australian September 18, 2012 12:00AM MINING companies could be forced to invest directly in protecting seagrass meadows thousands of kilometres from their own export facilities as a … Continue reading

RESCUE THE REEF COALITION

It’s time to bite the bullet ! We’re setting up the RESCUE THE REEF COALITION  to represent the millions of people who care for the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Tourism to the Reef is valued at $60 billion … Continue reading

    The question remains – is Gladstone seafood safe? – SATURDAY 15th September, 2012 By John Mikkelsen It’s a battle that has been raging for months between a Gladstone seafood wholesaler and a State Government authority accused of buck … Continue reading

GLADSTONE FISHERS ‘ KICKED IN THE GUTS’

QUEENSLAND TELEGRAPH – 8/9/2012  Fishers ‘kicked in the guts’ by compensation decision By John Mikkelsen “A kick in the guts for Gladstone’s commercial fishers” – that’s how an environmental campaigner has described last week’s court decision rejecting an initial compensation … Continue reading