GREAT BARRIER REEF – IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM QUEENSLAND GRAZIER

HUGE LAND GRAB BY QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT FOR COAL RAIL LINES TO ABBOT POINT My name is John Burnett, I’m a grazier from north of Clermont in Central Queensland and I’m writing to ask for your help to stop a huge … 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 – QLD GOVT. MOVES TO STIFLE MINING DEBATE AND LEGAL ACTION

Qld govt attacked for stifling mine debate February 28, 2014, 12:06 pm Conservation groups are furious at Queensland government plans to stop ideological objections to mining projects in the state. Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney says it’s “frustrating” that anyone with … Continue reading

Royalties discount to attract $30b Galilee Basin projects

The Observer | Owen Jacques | 7th Nov 2013 9:45 AM THE Newman Government is hoping a giant carrot will encourage a pack of giant multinational mining giants to speed up the almost $30 billion of developments proposed for the Galilee … Continue reading

Greg Hunt releases UNESCO-ordered reef report

Gladstone Observer | APN Newsdesk | 1st Nov 2013 2:39 PM THE cumulative impacts of future port developments along the Great Barrier Reef coastline will form a key part of environmental impact assessments, the draft strategic assessment of the reef … Continue reading

GLADSTONE – ARROW GETS GREEN LIGHT FROM SEENEY

Arrow’s plan for Curtis Island LNG plant gets green light Comments (9) » 11th Sep 2013 5:00 AM ARROW’s plans for a $15 billion LNG plant on Curtis Island has been given the green light from the state’s Coordinator-General. Deputy Premier … Continue reading

FITZROY BASIN TO COP MINING DISCHARGES

GLADSTONE OBSERVER No health or environmental impacts from discharges: report Owen Jacques 24th May 2013 8:27 AM WATER released from four coal mines in Central Queensland’s Bowen Basin has been given the all-clear by independent experts, according to Deputy Premier … Continue reading