Arsonist strikes Goodger Wetlands and koala habitat

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

Kingaroy water supply could be contaminated with arsenic by Moreton Resources proposed coal mine.

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.

Kingaroy Asks for Coal Permit “Buy-Back”

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”

Consequences of proposed open-cut coal mining in the vicinity of Kingaroy

“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

Moreton Resources now declared a ‘controlled action’

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’

Australia wide Water4Life campaign

Saturday, 25th June, “Lock the Gate Alliance” has organised a National Highway Action for its “Water4Life” campaign.   https://www.facebook.com/events/1754444308120021/ This is a direct push to show the public the need to protect our water resources in the driest inhabited continent on earth!     Given the recent events such as Oakey contamination, Cougar Energy UCG water contamination… Read More Australia wide Water4Life campaign