GLADSTONE – BACTERIAL INFECTION LINKED TO DREDGING

 QUEENSLAND TELEGRAPH Bacterial infection ‘linked to dredging’ Posted by: QMH Publisher Posted date: May 29, 2013 In: Local | comment : 0 EVIDENCE of a likely link between serious bacterial infections and contaminated dredge spoil in Gladstone Harbour has been … Continue reading

ABBOT POINT – URGENT PETITION BY GREENPEACE

Within weeks, our government could allow developers to start tearing enormous holes in the seabed inside the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area – a practice known as dredging – near the Whitsunday Islands. Some 3 million cubic metres of … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – DREDGE SPOIL AFFECTS LARGE AREAS

THE AUSTRALIAN – 29th May,2013 REEF RESEARCH FINDS SPOILS SPREAD FURTHER Graham LLoyd Dumped dredge spoils from port developments near the Great Barrier Reef affected a much larger area than previously thought, new research has found. In evidence to a … Continue reading

GLADSTONE HARBOUR – THE NEW TOURIST DESTINATION ??????

New tourism push looks to lure ‘Southern Great Barrier Reef’ tourists Updated Fri May 24, 2013 11:56am AEST Map: Gladstone 4680 The State Government will roll out a new campaign this week aiming to boost domestic tourism to central Queensland … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF MORATORIUM GIVES HEARTBURN TO RESOURCE INDUSTRY

THE AUSTRALIAN Adani slams green tape for investor woes.  $150BN in projects shelved.  Annabel Hepworth. India’s Adani has slammed constant changes to federal environmental laws for increasing risks to investors and demanded that a Greens-led push to block projects along … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – SENATE BILL

GLADSTONE OBSERVER QRC claims Senate bill on GB Reef is ‘anti-resources’ 23rd May 2013 6:00 AM Queensland Resources Council chief executive Michael Roche. Contributed A SENATE bill to make the World Heritage Committee’s Great Barrier Reef recommendations law has been … Continue reading