Adani Coal Pollution- “Exaggerated”

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A Department of Environment and Heritage Protection Report has found that activist claims that Adani had polluted beaches near its Abbot Point coal port are an exaggeration. The Department has released its report into the discovery of coal sediment samples Dingo Beach, off Abbot Point, following … [Read more...]

Geo-park Plan Rings Alarm Bell

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A plan to declare the entire Etheridge Shire in Far North Queensland as a 'global geo-park' is ringing alarm bells for local graziers, AgForce said today. AgForce Northern President Russell Lethbridge, who lives in the Etheridge Shire, said cattle production was the predominant industry in the … [Read more...]

Life Without Plastic Bags

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The retail sector had committed to working with the State Government to help prepare Queenslanders for life without single-use, plastic shopping bags from mid-2018. Environment Minister Steven Miles says the National Retail Association will launch an awareness campaign to inform retailers of the … [Read more...]

The Farm of the Future

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The nation's farmers and land managers can look forward to new pest animal and weed control technologies such as automated traps, thermal sensors and weed spraying robots, with 23 innovative projects to share in $10.5 million of Federal Government funding. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for … [Read more...]

Don’t forget the West

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As Rockhampton and near areas have their moment with the aftermath of Cyclone Debbie the call is ringing out to Queensland - Don’t forget the still drought affected west. The huge amounts of rain seen along the coast and near inland has for the main, bypassed the west and as headlines focus on … [Read more...]

Knuth Calls for Croc Cull


Editor’s Note: An extremely graphic photo of the attack outlined in this story has been supplied by the pet owner however Plus MORE HAS DECIDED NOT TO PUBLISH THE IMAGE, because of its graphic nature. It must be stressed however that the image does highlight the severity of the attack outlined in … [Read more...]

Koala Research Grants up For Grabs


Applications are now open for State grants of up to $100,000 for research projects that will improve outcomes for Queensland’s koala population. $600,000 in funding is available under round one of the koala research grants, as part of the Community Sustainability Action grants … [Read more...]