BOWEN – THE NEW GLADSTONE ?

3 MILLION CUBIC METRES OF DREDGE SPOIL TO BE DUMPED.  Maria MacDonald Bowen has been likened to become “another Gladstone” by all levels of Govt over the last 5 years and this is becoming particularly evident with port expansions here … Continue reading

GLADSTONE – A CHRISTMAS MESSAGE TO THE POLITICIANS

GLADSTONE – GREAT BARRIER REEF – A CHRISTMAS MESSAGE TO THE POLITICIANS. Opinion.   Sue Arnold Throughout 2012, the politicians and the media conspired to ensure that the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area would not be reported … Continue reading

GLADSTONE – FEDERAL AND QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT SPIN

Qld, federal govts meet over reef’s future From: AAP December 11, 2012 6:03PM QUEENSLAND’S environment minister says industrial growth along the length of the Great Barrier Reef has been the focus of closed discussions with the federal government. Federal and … Continue reading

GLADSTONE FISHERMEN – SACRIFICIAL LAMBS

Queensland Country Hour » Fishermen reject compensation offer from Gladstone Ports Corporation Fishermen reject compensation offer from Gladstone Ports Corporation By Robin McConchie Thursday, 20 December  2012 Boat dredging in Gladstone harbour in central Qld in December 2012 (ABC TV … Continue reading

GLADSTONE FISHERMEN SHAFTED BY GOVERNMENTS AND PORTS

Commercial fishers slam Gladstone Ports’ compo plan by: Brian Williams From: The Courier-Mail December 21, 2012 12:00A TROUBLED WATERS: Fish market owner Ted Whittingham says he will not be compensated for losing most of his business. Picture: Murray Ware Source: … Continue reading

GLADSTONE PORTS CORP JOKE COMPENSATION

THE SICK JOKE BY GLADSTONE PORTS CORPORATION GLADSTONE Ports Corporation has released details of a compensation scheme that will benefit commercial fishers affected by loss of access to Gladstone Harbour. The compensation scheme targets fishers that used specific Gladstone Harbour … Continue reading

GLADSTONE – BURKE AND GLADSTONE PORTS CORP NEW SPIN

OUTRAGEOUS LIES – THIS IS OUR GOVERNMENT. In a radio interview this afternoon, the Chair of the Environmental Monitoring Research Panel which was set up by Minister against the Environment, Tony Burke, to monitor the marine environment in Gladstone Harbour … Continue reading

GILLARD/NEWMAN/O’FARRELL – GRIM LEGACIES

Opinion – Sue Arnold   19th December, 2012 Without doubt, the legacies of the Gillard/Newman/O’Farrell governments will be visited on present and future generations.   These are not legacies which will enhance the social, environmental and physical attributes of Australia. Instead, the … Continue reading

GLADSTONE SECOND SHIPPING CHANNEL – A DISASTER

Media Statements Deputy Premier, Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning The Honourable Jeff Seeney Tuesday, December 11, 2012 Gladstone channel proposal moves forward The Queensland Coordinator-General’s assessment of the shipping channel duplication in Gladstone Harbour has reached another major … Continue reading