Council supports Minister’s decision to approve Abbott Point developments

Environment Minister: gives the green light to Abbot Point dredging, but with strict conditions.

The Whitsunday Regional Council has clapped its support for the Federal Government approval of the Abbot Point Growth Gateway Project, which was given the green light by Minister for the the Environment. Whitsunday Mayor, Jenny Whitney, says that the project is a major piece of development that … [Read more...]

Abbot Point expansion won’t dredge reef

Environment Minister: gives the green light to Abbot Point dredging, but with strict conditions.

Adani’s monolithic mining project is making further progress towards development, with the final Environmental Impact Statement for the expansion of the Abbot Point coal port submitted to the Commonwealth Government for review. The Abbot Point expansion plan is a crucial piece of the puzzle … [Read more...]

Whitsundays Regional Report

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Reef Festival a hit in Airlie The Whitsunday Reef Festival has proved once again to be a massive hit with visitors and locals alike, as the 10 day festival celebrates what’s great about our region. The main street in Airlie Beach was closed to traffic and flooded with people as locals turned out … [Read more...]

Abbot Point expansion to go ahead

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Adani is pleased to announce that it has secured an agreement with the Queensland Government on an onshore dredge disposal option that ensures its plan for delivering 10,000 jobs and $22 billion in taxes and royalties proceeds in line with previously advised timelines. The agreement is consistent … [Read more...]