QUEENSLAND’S HALF BILLION GIFT TO GINA RINEHART

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Queensland’s Half Billion Dollar Mother’s Day Gift to Gina Rinehart – A Half Billion Dollar Hospital in the Middle of Nowhere for 350 People and a Couple of Foreign-Owned Coal Mines 10 SundayMay 2015 Posted by Archie Butterfly Have you ever … Continue reading

AUSTRALIA’S COAL OUTPUT HITS RECORD HIGHS

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Australia’s coal output keeps pressing on. By Reuters Published: 18:14 AEST, 10 October 2014 | Updated: 18:14 AEST, 10 October 201 By James Regan SYDNEY, Oct 10 (Reuters) – Australian coal output is hitting record highs and producers are pressing … Continue reading

Gina Rinehart Reef Coal Dust Reportedly Allowed

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Gina Rinehart and GVK reportedly let off no reef coal dust stipulation.   Criticism over Great Barrier Reef deals for Gina Rinehart’s mining company Australia’s environment protection system is called ‘broken’ over reports of concessions on conditions and payments Oliver … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – BRILLIANT YOU TUBE ON GLADSTONE ” TOURISM” A MUST SEE

Satirical video puts boot into Gladstone industry Comments (5) » 13th Aug 2014 10:24 AM A YOUTUBE video that promotes Gladstone as a tourist destination – if you use plenty of imagination – and criticises the impact of dredging and … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – MINING INDUSTRY GETS BILLIONS IN STATE SUBSIDIES – FROM TAXPAYERS

Mining industry receives billions of dollars in state subsidies: report AM By Simon Frazer, Rachael Brown and staff Updated 44 minutes ago Photo: The Australia Institute says coal mining gets the biggest subsidies. (Araluen: ABC Contributor) Map: Australia The astounding … Continue reading

Australia approves A$16bn coal mine

By Jamie Smyth in Sydney The Australian state of Queensland has approved construction of one of the world’s biggest coal mines, dismissing conservationists’ fears that the development of an associated port risks damaging the Great Barrier Reef. The A$16bn (US$15bn) … Continue reading

Doubts raised over financial viability of Galilee Basin coal mine proposal

Jason Koutsoukis South Asia correspondent at The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/national/doubts-raised-over-financial-viability-of-galilee-basin-coal-mine-proposal-20140506-zr556.html#ixzz30srYllAk Further doubts have been raised about the financial viability of proposals by two Indian multinationals to develop Australia’s largest coal mine in Queensland’s untapped … Continue reading

BlackRock Joins Investors in Flagging Barrier Reef Eco-Risks

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The potential threats posed by coal and natural gas projects to the Great Barrier Reef are sparking everything from lawsuits to tweets from Hollywood stars. They’re also prompting close scrutiny from investors as a global campaign against fossil fuels gains … Continue reading

Anglo Coal Port Exit Sees Indian Billionaires Last Men Standing

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Anglo American Plc (AAL)’s decision to quit plans for a coal port expansion in Australia leaves Indian billionaires G.V. Krishna Reddy and Gautam Adani as the last major players left looking at extending the export terminal. Anglo, the world’s fourth-biggest … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – NORTH QLD CON COUNCIL LAUNCHES LEGAL ACTION

Green group challenges sand dump permit near Great Barrier Reef MELBOURNE Thu Feb 27, 2014 3:07am GMT Feb 27 (Reuters) – Environmentalists launched an appeal on Thursday to overturn a permit granted for an Australian coal port to dump millions … Continue reading