AUSTRALIA DAY – IS IT REALLY TIME FOR CELEBRATION ?

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AUSTRALIA DAY – TIME FOR CELEBRATION OR MOURNING?  These are difficult days.   With a mainstream media dedicated to excluding critical environmental issues, an increasing domination of regional newspapers by Murdoch, Australians are subjected to a barrage of what can … Continue reading

ADANI- MINISTER MATT CANAVAN NOW AIMS AT MEDIA TO PROTECT THE MINE

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Northern Australia Minister Matt Canavan hits back at Adani critics KIERAN ROONEY, Townsville Bulletin December 23, 2016 1:00am   MINISTER for Northern Australia Matt Canavan has attacked critics who this week questioned the integrity and corporate structure of Adani. New … Continue reading

Adani boss ‘failed to disclose environmental breaches’

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Adani non disclosure THE chief executive of one of Australia’s biggest mining projects failed to tell the Federal Government about his links to a pollution disaster in Africa. An ABC investigation has revealed Adani’s Jeyakumar Janakaraj was asked to disclose … Continue reading

Great Barrier Reef report card gets an F

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Saturday, September 26, 2015 By Margaret Gleeson, Brisbane Great Barrier Reef Report Card The Queensland government’s Reef Water Quality Protection Plan released its Great Barrier Reef Report Card 2014 on September 21. It states, “Results show the need to accelerate … Continue reading

BIG GREEN GROUPS FALL INTO A TRAP OF THEIR OWN MAKING

BIG GREEN GROUPS FALL INTO TRAP OF THEIR OWN MAKING. Ever since the campaign to Save the Great Barrier Reef began, this blog has criticized the major environmental organisations who took control of the campaign, successfully excluding the grass roots … Continue reading

SHINING A LIGHT ON WORLD OPINION RE THE REEF – JON DAY

SHINING A LIGHT ON WORLD OPINION The World Heritage Committee’s deliberations involved far more than a simple tick for the Great Barrier Reef. Jon Day, The Conversation Author Jon C. Day Jon C. Day is a Friend of The Conversation. … Continue reading

WORLD HERITAGE RECOMMENDATION ON REEF STATUS DUE MAY 29

 WORLD HERITAGE RECOMMENDATION ON REEF STATUS OUT ON MAY 29 On May 29, the World Heritage Secretariat will release its State of Conservation advice on the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, along with a recommendation whether or not to … Continue reading

Adani coalmine may not deliver promised jobs and royalties in Australia, says report – Moneylife

An economic consultant commissioned by Adani told an Australian court that state royalties to Queensland would range from $3.7 billion to $4.8 billion with 1,464 jobs created over 30 years and not 10,000 jobs and $22 billion the company has … Continue reading