IS AUSTRALIA MEETING UN RECOMMENDATIONS FOR REEF ?

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30 March 2015, 12.26pm AEDT Is Australia meeting the UN recommendations for the Great Barrier Reef? THE CONVERSATION The government says it has met all of the recommendations for safeguarding the Great Barrier Reef. But a close reading of the dozens … Continue reading

NEWMAN AND HIS GOVT MUST GO.

NEWMAN AND HIS GOVERNMENT MUST GO – QUEENSLANDERS CAN MAKE THIS THE SECOND ONE TERM LNP GOVERNMENT A super confident smug Campbell Newman announced today his intention to go to the polls in the next few weeks.  Queensland voters now … Continue reading

GLADSTONE – COMMISSION OF INQUIRY DESPERATELY NEEDED

GLADSTONE –  A COMMISSION OF INQUIRY NEEDED Daniel Burdon | 20th Sep 2014 6:00 AM   THE OBSERVER Australians for Animals call for an inquiry at Gladstone Harbour. Mara Pattison-Sowden A FULLY independent investigation of the management of Gladstone harbour, as … Continue reading

GLADSTONE BUND WALL REVIEW PANEL FAILED TO INTERVIEW EXPERTS

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Gladstone Bund Wall Review Panel censors – Three experts left out of harbour investigation Daniel Burdon | 20th Sep 2014 6:00 AM  THE OBSERVER Australians for Animals say an inquiry is needed at Gladstone Harbour. Mara Pattison-Sowden A PANEL set … Continue reading

PALMER PROMISES REEF PROTECTION IS A PRIORITY

Palmer promises to protect Great Barrier Reef By Palmer United On September 11, 2014 Posted InMedia Release Media release Carl Judge, Queensland Palmer United Party leader, says the Palmer United Party will appoint a Minister for the Great Barrier Reef, … Continue reading

REEF INQUIRY IGNORES GLADSTONE DREDGING

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Reef inquiry won’t look at Gladstone dredging Daniel Burdon | 5th Sep 2014 6:00 AM RG Tanna coal wharf as seen from the quarterly construction cruise on Gladstone harbour. Mara Pattison-Sowden THE Senate inquiry on the Great Barrier Reef has … 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 – ADANI MINE THREATES REEF AND GREAT ARTESIAN BASIN

Go-ahead for mega-coal mine threatens the Great Barrier Reef and the Great Artesian Basin Lachlan Barker 7 August 2014, 7:40am 0  Independent Australia EnvironmentMiningPolitics World Heritage protected Great Barrier Reef under threat from mega-coal mine The go-ahead for Australia’s largest … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – SENATE INQUIRY ON REEF UN-DEMOCRATIC – DENIES RELEVANT PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

SENATE INQUIRY INTO THE GREAT BARRIER REEF DESERVES AN INQUIRY INTO ITS OWN PROCESS Opinion.  Sue Arnold, Editor.  l5 July, 2014 The Senate Reef Inquiry continues to degenerate into a fiasco.    With three working days away from public hearings which … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – STILL ON DEATH ROW – PROF. TIM STEPHENS INTERNATIONAL LAW PROFESSOR

20 June 2013, 2.38pm AEST A reprieve, but the Great Barrier Reef remains on death row The Great Barrier Reef may have been spared the indignity of being listed as a World Heritage Area “in danger” this week, but the Reef’s … Continue reading