WORLD HERITAGE RECOMMENDATION ON REEF STATUS DUE MAY 29

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 WORLD HERITAGE RECOMMENDATION ON REEF STATUS OUT ON MAY 29 On May 29, the World Heritage Secretariat will release its State of Conservation advice on the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, along with a recommendation whether or not to … Continue reading

QUEENSLAND RESOURCES COUNCIL DOESN’T LIKE THE AUSTRALIA INSTITUTE

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QUEENSLAND RESOURCES COUNCIL DOESN’T LIKE THE AUSTRALIA INSTITUTE QRC slams anti-coal conspirator Blair Price Monday, 20 October 2014 THE Queensland Resources Council has called for the The Australia Institute to reveal its secret funders following the self-touted think tank’s recent … Continue reading

GBR Greenwash Ahhh! Relief! Dredging Not an Issue!

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GBR Greenwash! Phew! We can all relax now. This lovely (sugar coated) “fact sheet” delightfully presented by the Queensland Resources Council shows empirically that dredging is not an issue. Well done QRC, now we can all go home without having … 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

Global Fossil Fuel Companies Running Multiple PR Campaigns Targeting Australians

Both online and on television, one of the world’s biggest oil and gas producers is telling Australians that it cares more about the environment than energy. How this message might go down with the shareholders of Chevron is anyone’s guess. But then … Continue reading

Australia: GBR is Under Pressure Like Never Before, Say Greens

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The Australian Greens are calling on Queensland Resources Council (QRC) to cancel their blatant propaganda campaign as a report out today,  shows dredging and dumping will cause significant damage to the Great Barrier Reef. “This report is yet more evidence … Continue reading

Great Barrier Reef ‘facts’ TV ads ignore dredge dumping risks

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      Jon Brodie, James Cook University New “Reef Facts” commercials are currently airing during prime-time television shows in Australia, purporting to tell the “facts” about the environmental health of the Great Barrier Reef. It comes amid growing international … 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

GREAT BARRIER REEF – QUEENSLAND’S RESOURCES COUNCIL

Mining goes head-to-head with greens groups to tell its story 20 November, 2013 Alex Heber Hitting back at greens groups, Queensland’s peak mining body is launching a media campaign promoting the importance of port capacity adjacent to the Great Barrier … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF- COALITION AND LABOR PARTY FAIL TO ADDRESS UNDERWATER NOISE IMPACTS

Coalition’s Reef policy to include long term planning.   The Australian Graham Lloyd – Environment Editor – September 2, 2013 A new structure for long term planning to protect the Great Barrier Reef and increased funding to combat crown of thorns … Continue reading