Qld Launches Water Metering Review

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On the day that he announces his backing for an independent public inquiry to address serious allegations of water misappropriation in New South Wales, Natural Resources and Mines Minister Anthony Lynham has started a water usage investigation of a different type - An independent review into rural … [Read more...]

Something Fishy About This

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Recreational fishers throughout Queensland are set to reap the benefits of more than three million fish to be stocked in Queensland dams and weirs over the coming year. Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries Bill Byrne says almost $800,000 would be reinvested back into the Queensland Government’s … [Read more...]

South-West – It’s Got Wombats!!

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A south-west Queensland nature refuge is celebrating the arrival of the first endangered northern hairy-nosed wombat joey in the state in five years. The wombat joey emerged from its mother’s pouch at the Richard Underwood Nature Refuge near St George to the delight of staff and … [Read more...]

Mine Rehabilitation is Achievable

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A resource company case study project to rehabilitate former mining land shows that site rehabilitation is achievable with Environment Minister Steven Miles today singing the praises of mining companies. “Glencore Australia is progressively rehabilitating its Newlands coal mine in central … [Read more...]

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...]