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

GREAT BARRIER REEF – LABOR PARTY TEST OF INTEGRITY

Greens look to shore up numbers for Barrier Reef inquiry 19th Mar 2014 1:52 PM Supplied THE Greens have called on Labor and other Senators to back a Senate inquiry into the management of the Great Barrier Reef. Senator Larissa … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – QUEENSLAND GOVT NEW PORT STRATEGY

Debate continues about Qld Government’s draft ports strategy By David Chen, Melissa Maddison and William Rollo 18th October, 2013 Related Story: ‘Blueprint’ outlines port development priorities Map: Townsville 4810 Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt says Queensland’s draft ports strategy is … Continue reading

Work on ports delayed as market value falls

ANDREW FRASER | The Australian | October 04, 2013 12:00AM MARKET forces are delaying and possibly stopping the construction of coal ports on the Queensland coast, with two proposals on hold as a result of falling coal prices. While the … Continue reading

Gladstone Observer – Senate recommends halting port developments near Reef

A SENATE committee has recommended the Federal Government hit the pause button on port developments near the Great Barrier Reef until a major strategic assessment is completed. The government is currently undertaking the strategic assessment in response to the World … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – FED AND STATE GOVT CRAP RESPONSE TO UNESCO

QUEENSLAND TELEGRAPH Lack of report cards on Barrier Reef health a concern Posted by: QMH Publisher Posted date: May 11, 2013 In: Environment, Local | comment : 0 ENVIRONMENTALISTS remain pessimistic that the Great Barrier Reef will be placed on … Continue reading

BURKE TO APPROVE FITZROY AND PORT ALMA ?

GLADSTONE OBSERVER UNESCO report flags Gladstone Ports Corporation expansion Comments (2) » Mary Bolling 7th May 2013 5:00 AM Gladstone Harbour. David Sparkes A NEW report from the United Nations‘ environmental arm has raised concerns about development plans by Gladstone … Continue reading

GLADSTONE – GBRWHA – QUEENSLAND GOVT UNESCO RESPONSE – SPIN!

GLADSTONE OBSERVER Great Barrier Reef in danger according to UN report Comments (1) » Owen Jacques 6th May 2013 6:50 AM S Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is one of the major drivers of international visitors. Darren Jew THE State Government … Continue reading

Arrow CSG project points to problems for Great Barrier Reef

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Arrow CSG project points to problems for Great Barrier Reef THE imminent state government approval of a massive gas pipeline to service Arrow Energy‘s proposed coal seam gas project in Queensland threatens the future of the Great Barrier Reef, the … Continue reading

GLADSTONE PORTS CORP ALLOWS DREDGING AT HEIGHT OF FLOODS

  Dredging resumed the day Gladstone’s flood peaked By John Mikkelsen GLADSTONE Ports Corporation resumed its controversial  major harbour dredging  at the height of the Australia Day weekend floods, after a brief halt. This was revealed by a GPC spokesperson … Continue reading