GREAT BARRIER REEF – CAN AUSTRALIA AFFORD SUCH A DELINQUENT ENVIRONMENT MINISTER AS HUNT ?

Greg Hunt says green-lighted Galilee Basin coal mine won’t have big impact on Great Barrier Reef By political reporter Karen Barlow and Stephanie Smail Posted 40 minutes ago Photo: Environmental groups are concerned the Carmichael Coal and Rail Project could … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – COAL INDUSTRY HELL BENT ON EXPANSION OF PORTS IN QUEENSLAND

Record coal exports from Queensland QLD Country Hour By Craig Zonca 0 Posted 2 hours 30 minutes ago Photo: The mining industry says record coal export figures support the case for the expansion of Abbot Point, near Bowen. Map: Brisbane … 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

GREAT BARRIER REEF – QLD RESOURCES COUNCIL PROPOGANDA

Port strategy “sets Gladstone on course as industrial powerhouse”  DREDGING TODAY News – June 12, 2014 Gladstone is set to consolidate its position as Queensland’s industrial powerhouse following release of a new Ports Strategy for Queensland. Queensland Resources Council (QRC) … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – QRC SOUR GRAPES OVER DEUTSCHE BANK DECISION

QRC says bank’s reef concerns “based on UNESCO misunderstanding” News – May 23, 2014 Share on facebook Share on email Share on favorites Share on print | More Sharing ServicesMore The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) claims that environmental activists have … Continue reading

KAFDA not convinced Keppel Bay off radar, as QRC claims

KEPPEL and Fitzroy Delta Alliance are not convinced by the chief executive of Queensland Resources Council, Michael Roche’s statement that Keppel Bay was off the radar. KAFDA spokeswoman Ginny Gerlach said the statement was misleading for the public and, with … Continue reading

Abbott Point Dredge Violates Australia’s World Heritage Obligations

Environment Minister Greg Hunt violates Australia’s World Heritage Obligations by consenting Abbott point dredging, Mackay Conservation Group (MCG) alleged on a proceeding launched in the Federal Court on Monday. The case would not just redeem the Great Barrier Reef from … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF DREDGING – NEVER ENDING SPIN

Debate over Great Barrier Reef dredging reaches fever pitch Comments (1) » Daniel Burdon  Gladstone Observer 27th Jul 2013 6:00 AM Aerial of the Great Barrier Reef. C Veron A WAR of spin has erupted between the coal industry and … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – THE ” INNOCENT” RESOURCES COUNCIL

Qld Resources Council counters ‘outrageous’ Barrier Reef claims By Sally Prosser Posted Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:38am AEST The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) says industry has been wrongly blamed for damaging the health of the Great Barrier Reef. It has … Continue reading

SEAGRASS PROPOSAL – A RIDICULOUS SUGGESTION

Miners back coastal protection plan by: By Miranda Forster From: AAP September 18, 2012 4:15PM Increase Text Size Decrease Text Size Print QUEENSLAND miners have tentatively backed a plan to compensate for the damage their dredging works cause to seagrass … Continue reading