Killer bats hold Charters Towers hostage

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Federal member Bob Katter says the Premier of Queensland needs to understand that this time he’s very serious. Mr Katter says he is in legal discussions about prosecuting the Qld Premier and Health Minister on the first available illness case, that is likely to fall from the current bat … [Read more...]

5-year Basin Plan report card

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Many positive results, but hard yards ahead The Murray–Darling Basin Authority's (MDBA) progress report on implementation of the Murray–Darling Basin Plan shows the Basin Plan is working, but there is still much more we need to do. MDBA Chief Executive, Phillip Glyde, says the 2017 Basin … [Read more...]

That Empty Might be Worth Some Coin

10c Deposit Refund Containers SA

Despite those claims from Governments and experts in in the 70’s that having container refunds did nothing environmentally and simply created even more litter disposal issues than they solved, the Parliament this week has moved to make everything old new again. The State’s Waste Reduction and … [Read more...]

Underground Coal Gasification Banned

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A ban on underground coal gasification (UCG) in Queensland is now the letter of the law, following the successful passage of legislation in Parliament this week. UCG involves converting coal to a synthesized gas by burning coal underground. The syngas is processed on surface to create … [Read more...]