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
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
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
The Kingaroy Concerned Citizens Group (KCCG) and the Knitting Nannas Sth Burnett manned the station at Stuart River rest stop from early morning until around 2pm Saturday 25th June. From L-R Marilyn Stephens, Rosemary Pratt, Bob Stephens, Arana Wright, Annette Maybon-Hutchins & James Barclay after a busy day collecting signatures for the Lock The… Read More Water 4 Life – Sth Burnett campaign
What is a ‘controlled action’? ‘Actions’ are defined to include such things as a project, a development, an undertaking, an activity, or an alteration to one of these things. actions likely to have a significant impact on a ‘matter of national environmental significance’; actions likely to have a significant impact on the environment of Commonwealth… Read More Moreton Resources now declared a ‘controlled action’
The Board of Moreton Resources Ltd (MRV) advises that they continue to advance their appeal rights through the Administrative Tribunal (AAT), in regards to claims against it’s failed former Cougar Energy UCG trial plant in Kingaroy. Cougar Energy (aka Moreton Resources) were forced to close down their trial UCG plant due to allegations of underground… Read More Moreton Resources continue their R & D claim from their failed Cougar Energy UCG plant
The Office of the Coordinator Genera (OCG) has now put the Terms of Reference (TOR) on exhibition for public comment. The TOR document is on display from 10 June to 11 July 2016. See the link below: http://www.statedevelopment.qld.gov.au/…/coopers-gap-wind-f… The following is the main information on the OCG’s website, which shows you how to comment on… Read More Coopers Gap wind farm update.
KCCG submission to Federal Government: The Kingaroy Concerned Citizens Group has received confirmation that their response to MRVs referral to the Federal Government for a Controlled Action has been received. Not including appendix, it finished up being a full 17 pages of text and it addressed matters from all pages of MRVs submission document. They cannot make… Read More Kingaroy Concerned Citizens update on Moreton Resources