REEF LIES AND MEDIA SPIN ARE RAPIDLY DESTROYING REEF’S FUTURE

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REEF LIES AND MEDIA SPIN – A SHOCKING INDICTMENT OF THE STATE OF POLITICS   Saturday’s Australian carries a front page headline.   “ Activists distorting data on Reef” quoting Russell Reichelt, Chair of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority … Continue reading

SHINING A LIGHT ON WORLD OPINION RE THE REEF – JON DAY

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SHINING A LIGHT ON WORLD OPINION The World Heritage Committee’s deliberations involved far more than a simple tick for the Great Barrier Reef. Jon Day, The Conversation Author Jon C. Day Jon C. Day is a Friend of The Conversation. … Continue reading

GREG HUNT EXPOSED AS A MAN OF STRAW OVER LIVERPOOL PLAINS

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GREG HUNT EXPOSED AS A MAN OF STRAW. The Emperor has no clothes.   Imagine giving approval to Communist China to allow a massive coal mine in one of Australia’s agricultural icons, the Liverpool Plains.    That’s exactly what Greg Hunt, Minister … Continue reading

Land project funds hoped to keep reef from ‘in danger’ list | Northern Rivers Echo

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Land Project Funds PROJECTS to control erosion and sediment run-off into the Great Barrier Reef and battle the crown-of-thorns starfish will be funded this year. Environment Minister Greg Hunt said another $15 million of the $140 million Reef Trust has … Continue reading

IS AUSTRALIA MEETING UN RECOMMENDATIONS FOR REEF ?

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30 March 2015, 12.26pm AEDT Is Australia meeting the UN recommendations for the Great Barrier Reef? THE CONVERSATION The government says it has met all of the recommendations for safeguarding the Great Barrier Reef. But a close reading of the dozens … Continue reading

Australia lobbying to stop Great Barrier Reef making ‘in danger’ list

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Australia has embarked on a “whole of government” diplomatic and ministerial lobbying campaign to correct “misinformation” and prevent the Great Barrier Reef from being placed on the Unesco world heritage committee’s “in danger” list, a Senate committee has been told. … Continue reading

QLD Labor appoints ‘Great Barrier Reef Minister’

The newly sworn-in Queensland Labor government has named Steven Miles – the ‘local dad’ ALP candidate for Mount Coot-Tha – as the state’s first Minister for the Great Barrier Reef. The new role in the Queensland cabinet marks a distinct … Continue reading