Time for Council to act on their biodiversity strategy

Yeppoon locals are desperately working to raise concerns regarding numerous development applications occurring in the region. Areas of high-value remnant vegetation located in rural zones are in threat of being broken up into small lots and cleared. An example of this is the proposed reconfiguration of Lot 550 Sypher Drive, Inverness. This lot is currently…

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Central Queensland coal-powered stations toxic emissions rise despite fall in production

The recently released National Pollutant Inventory 2020-21 shows that Central Queenslanders and local ecosystems are being exposed to increasingly high levels of toxic pollutants from coal fired power stations. Of particular concern are the levels of nitrous oxides which affect areas well away from a coal-fired power station.   Nitrous oxides are known to impact the…

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Climate news – March 2022

Climate change is a hot topic across Australia, Queensland and our local area this month. We’ve had fires, floods, severe storms, heatwaves and coral bleaching.  If you have found this climate change update useful, you might also like to follow our new Climate Action Central Queensland Facebook page for up-to-date climate information, events and actions!

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