Check out our new campaign page “Clear Water Townsville” here!
Protecting our ocean
Join us in celebrating the beautiful clear water of the northern tropics and safeguarding it from unnecessary dredging and other activities that muddy our wonderful Cleveland Bay – an ecological hotspot and fundamental to our unique lifestyle.
Clear Water Townsville is a partnership between North Queensland Conservation Council and the Magnetic Island Nature Care Association.
Continue reading “Introducing “Clear Water Townsville””
Another busy month at NQCC! November will be another eventful month, with Maree attending the Environment Roundtables with other Queensland enviro groups, NQCC hosting an intern, and our unmissable trivia night on the 19th – don’t forget to purchase your tickets!
In this issue: Townsville Port expansion – radioactive contamination at Ben Lomond – Adani ‘critical infrastructure’ – Hell’s Gate Dam forum wrap-up – fisheries reform – Marine Park review – Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement – NQCC’s trivia night – EOI for 2017 postcard exhibition.
Continue reading “Paperbark E-newsletter November 2016”
Charlie McColl and Wendy Tubman represent NQCC on the Port Stakeholder Working Group (PSWG) formed following findings of high levels of heavy metals in urban spaces in proximity to the Townsville Port.
Overall, NQCC is pleased to report that the Port Stakeholders Working Group is functioning well.
Key reportings from the October 2015 meeting of the PSWG are:
Continue reading “Port Stakeholder Working Group – Toxic dust Update”