REEF SENATE REPORT SLAMS ABBOTT GOVERNMENT

Abbott and his appalling anti environment government are now faced with having to deal with this report which will not sit well with any government assurances to the World Heritage Committee that ” all is well with the Reef.” Reef … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – LIBERAL NATIONAL PARTY GOVTS ON THE NOSE

GLADSTONE READERS GIVE NEWMAN AND ABBOTT ZERO POINTS FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE Sue Arnold, Editor.  August llth, 2014   The Gladstone Observer recently conducted a poll asking readers to vote on the performance of the Liberal National Party governments at the … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – SENATE INQUIRY NEWS

  THE SKINNY ON SENATE INQUIRY FROM A CONSERVATION PERSPECTIVE Last Wednesday I flew to Townsville to give evidence before the Reef Inquiry.  It had been a real battle to be invited to give evidence, the process seems highly discriminatory. … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – GLADSTONE DEBACLE – SILENCE OF THE GOVERNMENTS

THE MORIBUND GOVERNMENTS, SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANISATIONS. Opinion: Sue Arnold  15th January, 2014 In the light of the major articles in the Australian by Graham Lloyd, Environmental Editor, revealing the massive mismanagement of Gladstone Harbor by the Gladstone Ports … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – DEMAND FOR ROYAL COMMISSION INTO GLADSTONE

DEMAND A ROYAL COMMISSION INTO GLADSTONE HARBOUR LNG DEVELOPMENTS. Dr Matt Landos, a veterinarian with considerable expertise in fish diseases, a scientist who has been at the forefront of the battle to stop the destruction of Gladstone Harbour by the … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – THE BATTLE CONTINUES

Monday, 19 August 2013  – CRIKEY .COM Battle for the reef rages below the poll surface John Mikkelsen ENVIRONMENT More than 70 years after the bombs dropped in the Batttle of the Coral Sea, a new battle is being fought over … Continue reading

GLADSTONE DREDGING – THE REAL CAUSE OF DISEASED CRABS

Gladstone Harbour dredging project linked to mud crab disease A new report says almost 40% of mud crabs collected in the Queensland harbour show signs of shell disease Oliver Milman theguardian.com, Tuesday 30 July 2013 17.11 AEST Rust spot on … Continue reading

GLADSTONE – THE LATEST QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT SPIN

GLADSTONE OBSERVER Flooding, not dredging, caused sick fish in Gladstone harbour Comments (21) » 2nd Aug 2013 10:54 AM Updated: 12:51 PM A report has found flooding and large numbers of fish being washed over the Awoonga dam stressed the … Continue reading

UNESCO REPORT ON GLADSTONE – RUDD DUCKS

CRIKEY.COM   – THE PM DOESN’T KNOW WHAT’S HAPPENING TO UNESCO GLADSTONE REPORT John Mikkelsen  – 25th July, 2013 The report on the Gladstone harbour development is in its final stages but has been delayed. But local journalist John Mikkelsen reports … Continue reading

GLADSTONE – TOXIC ALGAE- SICK FISHERMEN

QUEENSLAND TELEGRAPH Fishers ‘lucky to have survived’ toxic algae Posted by: QMH Publisher Posted date: June 04, 2013 In: Environment, Local | comment : 0 EVIDENCE that two Gladstone fishers were lucky to have survived an encounter with toxic algae, … Continue reading