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No Dredge No Dump

Standard Page | 28 May, 2013 at 13:50

No Dredge No Dump

Court challenge to Great Barrier Reef dredge dumping permit

Press release | 27 February, 2014 at 14:30

Brisbane, Thursday 27 February 2013: A challenge has been lodged in the Australian Administrative Appeals Tribunal against the granting of a sea-dumping permit for the dredging operation to expand the Abbot Point coal port at Abbot Point, beside...

Abbot Point Dredging – Who’s really to blame?

Feature Story | 30 January, 2014 at 3:00

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s approval for dumping of dredge spoil at Abbot Point is a blow for the Reef, but the campaign doesn’t end here! Conditions on the approval mean dredging is unlikely to start until 2015, giving us time...

NGOs call on Aurizon to abandon GVK deal

Press release | 2 July, 2013 at 11:44

Sydney 2nd July 2013: Civil society groups representing millions of members worldwide have sent Aurizon CEO Lance Hockridge and the Board an open letter urging it to abandon plans to buy GVK Hancock’s rail and port project and signalling an...

Reef needs protection, not delay

Press release | 9 July, 2013 at 13:10

New Federal Environment Minister Mark Butler now has one month to knock back the controversial proposal to dump millions of tonnes of mud in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park near Abbot Point in north Queensland.

Government ducks decision on Reef protection

Press release | 9 August, 2013 at 16:09

Friday 9 August, 2013: Greenpeace is disappointed by the postponement of a decision on the controversial dredging proposal at Abbot Point in north Queensland, despite clear evidence of the threats posed to the Great Barrier Reef.

MAP: Abbot Point

Feature Story | 13 June, 2013 at 9:32

Abbot Point is at the heart of the battle to save the Great Barrier Reef from coal and climate change. Of the nine coal terminals proposed in the World Heritage Area four are proposed at Abbot Point.

Why risk this beautiful place for coal?

Feature Story | 25 June, 2013 at 10:31

Until the coal industry moved in, Abbot Point was just another stunning beach in far north Queensland. But the wetlands behind Abbot Point were always something special.

Minister receives petitions on Abbot Point and the Reef

Press release | 17 July, 2013 at 15:30

Rockhampton, 17 July 2013: Earlier today, Greenpeace climate campaigner, Louise Mathiesson, presented Environment & Climate Change Minister, Mark Butler, with a petition containing the names of 88,297 people who have signed Greenpeace’s petitions...

The story so far...

Feature Story | 2 July, 2013 at 14:22

Whoever said a week was a long time in politics was certainly understating things.

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