Goodger Wetlands – Koala habitat was a target for an arsonist early Saturday morning 7th January. This is the Land for Wildlife that had over 64 % of people polled voted for this area NOT to be burnt. https://freepress10.wordpress.com/2016/06/14/64-say-no-to-goodger-burn-survey-results/ The Sth Burnett Regional Council was adamant their alloted planned reserve burns using RFBs as their contractors… Read More Arsonist strikes Goodger Wetlands and koala habitat
The manipulation of the People here, the Workers, is absolutely PUTRID politics. As I have pointed out, and directly to Mrs Frecklington, in which she chose to not respond to, the LNP, the Liberal and National Party, are NOT working FOR the People. The complete ignorance with respect to informing the People of HOW and… Read More Acland, Stanwell, Moreton, LNP & You
I am truly astounded. THIS is happening ON peoples Land. They Produce FOOD, raise Cattle, grow grains, vegies, preserving Waterways as they rely on them, THEY LIVE THERE, and this Mining proposal will destroy the lot. The State Governance is behaving questionably over Mining Applications currently, Qld has coal Miners being diagnosed with Black Lung,… Read More Kingaroy water supply could be contaminated with arsenic by Moreton Resources proposed coal mine.
On the weekend there were a group of people who traveled from Brisbane to Kingaroy to learn more about the region and what would be lost if Moreton Resources proposed open cut coal mine was to be developed. The group visited a variety of tourist hotspots including Bethany, Kingsley Grove Winery, Cranes Winery, Kingaroy Observatory,… Read More What a rich region Kingaroy is!
Kingaroy residents concerned about the health impacts from a proposed coal mine near their town are demanding the Queensland Government buys back the exploration permit from the company proposing the mine. Moreton Resources (previously known as Cougar energy) is proposing to begin development of the open cut coal mine in 2017 just 4 kilometres south… Read More Kingaroy Asks for Coal Permit “Buy-Back”
A grassroots tour focused on the impacts that the proposed coal mine will have on the Kingaroy community will be occurring on the 1st and 2nd October. “This will be an opportunity to come and learn for yourself“, says Cassie McMahon. It will be an opportunity to meet the people who live, work and play… Read More Bridging the Divide – Kingaroy tour
“In conclusion Moreton’s project plans $11 billion in sales and prima facie this may look attractive until one looks at Kammen’s estimate of the cost of damage including that to health, property and income of residents in the South Burnett. Ill health may take years to develop, but in just a few years it is… Read More Consequences of proposed open-cut coal mining in the vicinity of Kingaroy
The markets in Kingaroy held every Thursday have moved location and have a new name. Seeds of Hope Markets are now held in Glendon St, Broadway Hotel carpark (opposite Big W) from 9am till dark. Public access is much easier than O’Neil square where there were situated prior. So many products available with the overwhelming majority… Read More New site & new name
On Tuesday 9th August a group of people will be packing their swag, a meal to share and heading of to Acland, a beautiful town between Oakey and Jondaryan. Up to 400 people who lived in the town before it became an open cut coal mine was developed. New Hope Coal claimed that the mine… Read More Come and Repopulate Acland
Kingaroy Coal Mine Public Forum 7 pm Thursday 11th August Kingaroy Town Hall Download or view pdf: KCCG_Public Forum Brochure v3 (1) Two factors will decide the future of this mine. 1. The weight of informed public opinion 2. The community response to the company’s application for a mining lease. A big effort from the… Read More Kingaroy coal mine public forum