Media Releases

Australia’s Commonwealth Marine Reserves Review, 6 October 2016

Climate Change Action Submission, 6 September 2016

Please don’t cut ARENA funding (letter to Cathy O’Toole MP) , 30 August 2016

Candidates ready for Environment and Election forum, 10 June 2016

No public money for Adani, 3 June 2016

Bleached coral cup for Queensland’s worst climate deniers, 18 May 2016

Government targeting advocates not culprits, 5 May 2016

Tree-clearing laws needed to protect the Reef, 22 April 2016

Worst coral bleaching as Port looks to increase the stress on the Reef, 31 March 2016

Vote encourages ‘panic’ tree-clearing in Queensland, 18 March 2016

NQCC calls for stronger government action as coral bleaching worsens, 14 March 2016

Governments push coal as the Reef bleaches, 3 March 2016

So much for lessons from Paris, 9 February 2016

QLD approval of Carmichael mine defies reason, 3 February 2016

2015

Adani’s environmental record stinks 13 November 2015

ACF’s Carmichael challenge applauded 9 November 2015

Qld ALP looking to fund Adani rail? 10 October 2015

Backflip on water ‘appalling‘, 30 September 2015

Time to invest in new, sustainable projects, 23 September 2015

NQCC – Not OK to be ‘green’ and organised 21 August 2015

Court ruling reveals systemic assessment problems 5 August 2015

NQCC calls for more transparency on oil spill 27 July 2105

Palaszczuk must investigate QLD State Development Department’s close relationship with Adani 1 July 2015

Secret documents show need for due diligence on Adani 1 July 2015

The Pope Rocks! 19 June 2015

Adani – What trucking jobs_ 17 June 2015

NQCC introduces Fluffy 31 May 2015

Coal-fired power station would face barriers 20 May 2015

National health authority sets stricter standards for lead 19 May 2015

NO coal-fired power station for the north 13 May 2015

Adani jobs claims exposed 1 May 2015

The GBR or the GB is the question 20 March 2015

New site, same conflict of interest at Abbot Point 12 March 2015

Another new site proposed for Abbot Point dumping 11 March 2015

Support for Contaminated Dust Report Welcomed 6 March 2015

Paper on dust findings published in international journal 27 February 2015

New government better understand the environment 15 February 2015

Townsville water for miners 30 January 2015

Delays on dust response unacceptable 20 January 2015

NQCC- Glencore deal of concern 19 January 2015

NQCC calls for better GBR island management 19 January 2015

NQCC- LNP Candidates ‘Missing in Action’ 15 January 2015

NQCC puts environment on the election agenda 12 January 2015

ABBot Point – Timing of legal action not the issue 9 January 2015

Unpublished Letter to TB re fast-tracking 5 January 2015

2014

NQCC flags risks at Abbot Point Caley Valley wetlands 18 December 2014

NQCC MR – New study shows toxic dust in Townsville 4 December 2014

NQCC MR on CVW announcement[1] 4 December 2014

QRC claims misleading 28 November 2014

NQCC ‘Newman backing a loser’ 17 November 2014

NQCC welcomes dredge ban promise 10 November 2014

Caley Valley Wetland sacrificed for speed 28 October 2014

NQCC supports Academy of Science and Citibank 28 October 2014

Wetlands the new scapegoat in bizarre Abbot Point plan 6 October 2014

State ‘solution’ for Abbot Point a farce 18 September 2014

State strips rights to challenge its decisions 12 September 2014

Land disposal for speed and profit or protection 8 September 2104

Further changes at Abbot Point 2 September 2014

Facing the Fallout in Townsville 27 August 2014

Transcript clarifies NQBP timing statement 27 August 2014

Former Japanese PM speaks on uranium 20 August 2014

NQCC- Minister misleads Townsvilleans 19 August 2014

Minister ‘mis-speaks’ on dumping 18 August 2014

NQCC MR – State’s 2nd broken uranium promise 1 August 2014

Government’s coal decision risks the Great Artesian Basin and the Reef 27 JULY 2014

NQCC commends the World Heritge Committee 11 July 2014

FOI documents question modelling and monitoring for dredging and dumping for Qld ports, 30 JUNE 2014

Who’d pay for dumping in the Marine Park? 19 June 2014

Abbot Point dredging and dumping set to triple in spoil blitz 13 June 2014

‘Think again, GBRMPA’ says NQCC 11 June 2014

Government ignores community concern in promoting Townsville Port expansion 6 June 2014

GBRMPA approves yet more dumping in the GBRWHA 5 June 2014

Politicians should butt out of assessment process 23 May 2014

NQCC supports WHC Reef recommendation 1 May 2014

NQCC sea dumping challenge deferred 23 April 2014

NQCC Sea-Dumping Challenge 27 February 2014

Opposition to sea-dumping growing 20 January 2104

Overwhelming opposition to sea-dumping 13 January 2014

2013

NQCC queries balance and size of GBRMPA Board – 5 November 2013

NQCC – Strategic Assessment more business as usual 1 November 2013

NQCC calls for tearing up of MOU 21 October 2013

NQCC responds to Port Strategy 17 October 2013

NQCC derides demarcation 17 October 2013

Ewen Jones against Port expansion 28 Aug 2013

NQCC decries China First decision 9 Aug 2013

NQCC applauds Minister 9 Aug 2013

Welcome to Townsville June Norman 19 Jun 13

NQCC calls for action on lead 17 June 2013

UNESCO right on reef – 3 Jun 2013

Dredge dumping impact greater than thought – 29 May 2013

NQCC notes excess port capacity in Queensland – 13 May 2013

NQCC says ‘no sea-dumping’ – 24 Apr 2013

Coal threatens reef and community – 8 Apr 2013

NQCC Refutes need for port expansion – 05 Apr 2013

NQCC remembers Fukushima witha call for nuclear-free Townsville – 11 Mar 2013

NQCC Calls for Federal action on coal and CSG – 8 Mar 2013

NQCC queries CIA reports – 26 Feb 2013

NQCC rings alarms over shale oil – 13 Feb 2013

NQCC links Queensland coal-mining to extreme weather – 14 Jan 2013

2012

Local environment groups win support – 17 Dec 2012

Coal will not be king in Townsville – 14 Dec 2012

Ben Lomond uranium mine – 22 Oct 2012

NQCC desputes Abbot Point approval proceedure – 10 Oct 2012

NQCC organises ‘SOLARdarity’ walk – 26 Sep 2012

Poor timing for flying foxes – 7 Sep 2012

Capturing the threatened Bimblebox through art – 7 Sep 2012

NQCC Joins Outcry Against Alpha Mine – 23 Aug 2012

Coal, Our Reef and Our Future – 26 July 2012

NQCC calls on AG to fund EDOs – 6 Jul 2012

NQCC Calls for desive action on Yabulu – 29 June 2012

NQCC blasts Queensland Nickel over proposed dumping – 25 Jun 2012

UNESCO right on reef – 3 Jun 2012

Bucketeers wanted! – 28 May 2012

Future Visions – Future Nightmares – 11 May 2012

The Future of National Parks – 03 April 2012

NQCC defends Coastal Plan – 1 Feb 2012

North Queensland and Mackay Conservation Councils slam dredging plans – 13 Jan 2012

2009

HENDRA Virus Hysteria – 16 Sep 2009 Conservationists Slam Palmer’s Mining Plan – 28 May 2009