Grants Open in NAIDOC Week

looking after country

During 2018 NAIDOC Week celebrations, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups throughout Queensland are being encouraged to apply for a share of $500,000 in State funding. Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch has opened applications for the 2018-19 Looking after Country Grants Program – the … [Read more...]

Federal Labor Land Laws Loom

Red tape

As Queensland farmers continue to deal with the State Labor’s vegetation management laws, AgForce is turning additional attention to planned Federal Labor plans. AgForce CEO Michael Guerin has spoken with South East Queensland farmers at the weekend and the organisation has manned booths in the … [Read more...]

Have Your Say on Old Mine Sites

Old mine site

The State Government has released its Abandoned Mines Discussion Paper today and they’re asking for feedback from communities on how to manage old mine sites. Mines Minister Anthony Lynham says Queensland has a rich mining history, but with that comes a legacy of old mine sites which need … [Read more...]

The Old Bag Runnin’ Out of Time

plastic shopping bags

48 days-Then that is it. Plastic bags with our shopping will be no more, set to go the way of those old, big re-enforced paper bags we phased out decades ago. That move was taken in an effort to save the environment from tree felling. This move also targets environmental concerns with … [Read more...]