Eradication Program Rounds Up Weeds

weed eradication

Biosecurity Queensland’s war on weeds has chalked up a significant victory with 21 species of high-risk weeds having been eradicated from around the state. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner says Biosecurity Queensland officers, working in close partnership … [Read more...]

Grants Open in NAIDOC Week

looking after country

During 2018 NAIDOC Week celebrations, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups throughout Queensland are being encouraged to apply for a share of $500,000 in State funding. Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch has opened applications for the 2018-19 Looking after Country Grants Program – the … [Read more...]

Renewables Don’t Dent Coal

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Despite claims from renewable energy advocates, the world is sticking with coal as the preferred fuel of choice for power generation. While green advocates would have us believe the fossil fuel is dead, coal sales are booming with BP analysis show shows that over the past 20 years renewable … [Read more...]

Have Your Say on Old Mine Sites

Old mine site

The State Government has released its Abandoned Mines Discussion Paper today and they’re asking for feedback from communities on how to manage old mine sites. Mines Minister Anthony Lynham says Queensland has a rich mining history, but with that comes a legacy of old mine sites which need … [Read more...]

The Old Bag Runnin’ Out of Time

plastic shopping bags

48 days-Then that is it. Plastic bags with our shopping will be no more, set to go the way of those old, big re-enforced paper bags we phased out decades ago. That move was taken in an effort to save the environment from tree felling. This move also targets environmental concerns with … [Read more...]