Paperbark e-newsletter July 2016

Welcome to the July edition of the Paperbark! At the time of writing, the dust is still settling from the Federal Election – we know that the Liberal National coalition will continue, the seat of Herbert is STILL undecided, and it will be weeks before the final make up of the Senate is confirmed. In this issue – Election wrap – Plastic Free July – Coal Dust – Butterfly trip to Maggie – Citizen science bird study

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Paperbark e-newsletter June 2016

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Welcome to the June edition of Paperbark. With an election approaching, there has been a flurry of activity at the NQCC office. In this issue: AMCS – membership – Election forums for Herbert and Dawson – Great Barrier BeerWendy’s launch partyGolf course wateringLetters to the Bulletin – Vegetation Management – Election scorecards – Cash for containersNational Parks winEmu research

We are sharing our office space until the election with a community campaigner from Australian Marine Conservation Society, Tamara Parr. The focus of this campaign is to remind voters in Dawson electorate about the Reef when they head to the ballot box Continue reading “Paperbark e-newsletter June 2016”

Latest Media Releases

Rarely do these get published in our local newspaper, but NQCC will continue writing them!

Here are our latest media releases:

‘Tree clearing laws needed to protect Reef’

‘No public funding for Adani’

‘Bleached coral cup for Queensland’s worst climate deniers’

‘Government targeting advocates not culprits’

If you would like to read our history of media releases, you can find it on this page.

If you read about an environment or conservation issue in the paper, please feel confident to write a letter to the editor. We need our side of the discussion to be fairly represented in our news media too.

Paperbark e-newsletter April 2016

In this issue: No Underground Coal Gasification for Queensland, 93% of the Reef is bleached, Queensland Weed and Pest Management, Magnetic Island Rehab, Rescuing the Reef, Beach Rubbish, Climate Change and Flood Risks, Other Local Voices

A newsletter packed with things that you can do to help NQCC and other ENGOs help the environnment. But first, some good and some very bad news… Continue reading “Paperbark e-newsletter April 2016”