LABOR PLEDGES ON GREAT BARRIER REEF

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Labor pledges greater Reef protection Posted on 20/01/2015 by Annastacia Palaszczuk A future Labor Government will take further action to protect Queensland’s Great Barrier Reef and rule out financial backing of dredging activities at Abbot Point. Opposition Leader Annastacia Palaszczuk … Continue reading

GBRMPA AUTHORITY LOSES THE PLOT

GBRMPA AUTHORITY LOSES THE PLOT AND GLOBAL LEADERSHIP Upheaval at Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority: Era of global leadership may be over Posted on October 21, 2014 – 8:41pm, by MPA News staff For nearly 30 years, dating back … Continue reading

ABBOT POINT NEWMAN GOVERNMENT RECKLESS OVER REEF

Abbot Point Changes Expose The Newman Government’s Recklessness Queensland Labor has welcomed reports in the Australian Financial Review that the proponents of the Abbot Point expansion will soon resubmit plans to dispose of dredge spoil on land. “Ever since Federal … Continue reading

Climate Change Inaction

The world is witnessing terracidal climate change inaction both from explicit, anti-science, corporate-fostered climate change denialism and from craven effective climate change denialism. The world is facing a worsening climate emergency but remains committed to an ever-expanding carbon economy and … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – DEP PREMIER JEFF SEENEY FANTASIES

Deputy Premier offers reassurance on Great Barrier Reef Comments (4) » Daniel Burdon 13th Mar 2014 6:30 PM MUCH has been done since a damning critique of the Queensland Government’s strategic assessment of the Great Barrier Reef’s coastal zones, Deputy … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF -GLADSTONE – ROYAL COMMISSION CALLED FOR

Environmentalist calls for inquiry into Gladstone Harbour Have your say » Daniel Burdon 21st Nov 2013 6:00 AM A ROYAL Commission is needed to investigate the environmental management of Gladstone Harbour, an environmentalist said on Wednesday. Australians for Animals’ Sue … Continue reading

Govt ignored reef authority’s concerns about dredging

Gladstone Observer | Daniel Burdon | 2nd Nov 2013 6:00 AM THE Federal Government was warned dredging and LNG projects in Gladstone Harbour should trigger a strategic assessment of impacts to the Great Barrier Reef two years before the World … Continue reading

GLADSTONE – THE DIRT JUST KEEPS ROLLING OUT

Govt ignored reef authority’s concerns about dredging Daniel Burdon-   GLADSTONE OBSERVER 2nd Nov 2013 6:00 AM THE Federal Government was warned dredging and LNG projects in Gladstone Harbour should trigger a strategic assessment of impacts to the Great Barrier Reef … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF- DELUSIONAL QLD ENVIRONMENT MINISTER

GLADSTONE OBSERVER Minister happy with UNESCO decision delay on GB Reef 19th Jun 2013 11:32 AM   MINISTER for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell has welcomed the World Heritage Committee’s move to delay its decision on whether to list … Continue reading

Queensland Telegraph – More Harbour Panels Mean More Chaos, No Solutions – By John Mikkelsen

More harbour panels mean more chaos, no solutions’ By John Mikkelsen The State Government’s new Gladstone Healthy Harbour Partnership would only lead to “more chaos” and an ongoing failure to properly monitor the harbour, according to a leading environmentalist. Coordinator … Continue reading