REEF LIES AND MEDIA SPIN ARE RAPIDLY DESTROYING REEF’S FUTURE

REEF LIES AND MEDIA SPIN – A SHOCKING INDICTMENT OF THE STATE OF POLITICS   Saturday’s Australian carries a front page headline.   “ Activists distorting data on Reef” quoting Russell Reichelt, Chair of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority … Continue reading

THE REEF – CENSORSHIP OF ACADEMY OF SCIENCE REPORT

THE REEF- CENSORSHIP OF ACADEMY OF SCIENCE REPORT BY THE AUSTRALIAN Chris Mitchell, Editor in Chief, The Australian, GPO Box 4245, Sydney 2001 Dear Chris, It is astonishing to see that the Australian failed to report on the press release … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – PALMER REFUSED PERMIT BY GBRMPA

Clive Palmer’s Halifax Bay permit not renewed The Australian June 07, 2014 12:00AM Graham Lloyd Environment Editor Sydney THE Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has refused to renew a permit for Clive Palmer to keep an emergency overflow pipeline … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – AUSTRALIA FAILING INTERNATIONAL OBLIGATIONS

Court threat on reef dumping Graham Lloyd The Australian February 17, 2014 12:00AM THE federal government may be in breach of its international obligations to protect the Great Barrier Reef, according to legal advice that could be used to mount … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF- MINISTER HUNT ABANDONS INDEPENDENT INQUIRY

The recent announcement by Environment Minister Greg Hunt that the promised ‘ fiercely independent inquiry which would cover all aspects of Gladstone Port development’ has turned out to be hollow indeed. The terms of reference for this whitewash will not … 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 – GLADSTONE PORTS PLAN ON DREDGE SPOILS AXED

Gladstone Ports bid to dump dredge spoils on Great Barrier Reef axed Graham Lloyd The Australian November 16, 2013 12:00AM Greg Hunt has ordered the Queensland government and Gladstone Ports to consider only onshore dumping of dredge spoils. Picture: Kym … Continue reading

FED. GOVT. INDEPENDENT SCIENTIFIC PANEL ALARM OVER CSG

THE AUSTRALIAN CSG panel warns of groundwater crisis by: Graham Lloyd, Environment Editor March 12, 2013 12:00AM THE federal government’s expert scientific panel has raised the alarm about the cumulative impact of Queensland’s $40 billion coal-seam gas developments on underground … Continue reading

GLADSTONE LNG DEVELOPMENT – OPEN SLATHER THANKS TO GILLARD GOVERNMENT

Heritage area harbour: firms self-assessed by: Graham Lloyd From: The Australian February 25, 2013 12:00AM COMPANIES involved in the $33 billion expansion of Gladstone Harbour were allowed to self-assess whether they were meeting the hundreds of environmental conditions to operate … Continue reading