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

ABBOT POINT – NEW QUEENSLAND GOVT CHANGES DUMP SITE

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Abbot Point expansion: Approvals process rebooted in plan to preserve wetlands from dredge spoil By Melinda Howells and staff Updated 55 minutes ago Photo: The Queensland Government’s map shows the T2 area where Abbot Point dredge spoil would be dumped. … Continue reading

COAL EXPORTS – WILL THEY KILL THE REEF ?

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Will coal exports kill the Great Barrier Reef? By Jon Donnison BBC News, Queensland coast Jump media player Media player help Related Stories New plan for Australia reef dumping Great Barrier Reef outlook ‘poor’ Australia approves $15.5bn coal mine“An icon … Continue reading

GALILLEE BASIN FACING MASSIVE INVESTMENT COSTS

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Galillee Basin and Adani facing crunch time PUBLISHED: 0 hour 32 MINUTES AGO | UPDATE: 0 hour 32 MINUTES AGO Queensland has cut red tape for mining ­approvals. Photo: Glenn Hunt Fuel Mark Ludlow Next year is shaping as crunch … Continue reading

ADANI GENERAL MANAGER TO SPEAK AT GLADSTONE CONFERENCE.

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Adani General Manager  To Speak at GEA Major Industry Conference.   Mining giants, Adani Group will present at the GEA Major Industry Conference on October 22 and 23 in Gladstone, Queensland. Adani’s General Manager-Infrastructure, Ian Sedgman will provide delegates an … Continue reading

NEWMAN AND REEF DREDGE SPOIL EPIPHANY

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Qld govt wants spoil dumped on shore AAP September 04, 2014 6:26PM QUEENSLAND Premier Campbell Newman wants all dredged spoil from port developments dumped onshore in future. HE says it’s his government’s “strong belief” dredge material should be reused onshore … 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 – RADIO-ACTIVE QUEENSLAND – A GREAT STATE TO VISIT

Radioactive waste fears if Qld mines open By Cleo Fraser August 1, 2014, 3:23 pm Share Facebook Twitter G+ Pinterest Mail Queensland could be dotted with hidden deposits of low level radioactive waste if uranium was once again mined in … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF- COAL INDUSTRY’S LATEST PLAN TO DAMAGE THE REEF

Mining industry rejects claims ship-to-ship coal is unsafe Stephanie Smail reported this story on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 08:27:00 Listen to MP3 of this story ( minutes) | MP3 download CHRIS UHLMANN: The mining industry has hit back at criticism … Continue reading