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Queensland Councils urge State Government to act on plastic bags

Queensland Council’s have given unanimous support for the State Government to investigate ways to reduce the use and disposal of single use plastic…

When Will Queensland Act on Plastic Bags?

News that France will ban single use plastic bags in supermarkets by 2016 has renewed calls for Queensland to act on this environmental menace. The…

Sad farewell to Champion of Conservation

Queensland has sadly lost a wonderful "Champion of Conservation", with the recent passing of Terry Hampson. Born in 1935, Terry Hampson grew up in…

Stop Eyeing Off Fraser Island Water

Proposals to mine Fraser Island’s water resources are now possible under legislative changes passed by the Queensland Government this year.…

Draft plan for Great Barrier Reef allows sea dumping to continue

The release of a Long Term Sustainability Plan for the Great Barrier Reef is welcome but fails to reassure that the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage…

Minister misleads the parliament and the people with late night amendments to mines bill

Lock The Gate Alliance President, Drew Hutton is reporting that Mines Minister Andrew Cripps has mislead the parliament and the people of Queensland…

QLD Federal MP’s Must Reject Wind Back of Renewable Energy Target

According to Queensland Conservation, proposed changes to the National Renewable Energy Target is an attack on the communities’ access to cheap and…

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Premier Newman must publicly support Renewable Energy in Queensland

According to Queensland Conservation (QCC), recommendations by the Commonwealth’s Expert Review Panel, to reduce or remove the Renewable Energy…

Queensland is Australia’s most littered state

Keep Australia Beautiful have launched the results of the 2013/14  National Litter Index to coincide with the 10th annual Keep Australia Beautiful…

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