Save our Reef

This is our last chance to tell Environment Minister Sussan Ley that the Central Queensland community wants her to reject the Clive Palmer-owned Central Queensland Coal mine. As the United Nations considers listing the Great Barrier Reef as a World Heritage site ‘In Danger’, Minister Ley has to decide whether to approve Clive’s coal mine…

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Beyond biodiversity

Community contribution – Beyond Biodiversity Beyond Conservation: A personal opinionConservationists have long recognised not just the desirability of but also the need for conservation of biodiversity. These sentiments have been largely dismissed by the ‘business as normal’ and the ‘jobs and growth’ mentality that dominates much of economic and political thinking. Given recent data however,…

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We need trees

Community contribution – Tree loss My childhood was spent on a wheat and sheep farm, and it concerned me then, as it does now,that massive areas of Australian land is totally clear felled of trees and scrub. The farms beingtotally nude except for a few stands of trees where the ground is considered too stony…

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