Abbot Point Wetlands: Why risk this beautiful place for coal?

Video | 1 July, 2013

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. The traditional owners of Abbot Point have lived here for many thousands of years. But change is on its way. Coal companies think Abbot Point would make a better shipping port than beach. Today, industrialisation is digging deep into this beautiful country.

 

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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.
The traditional owners of Abbot Point have lived here for many thousands of years. But change is on its way.

Coal companies think Abbot Point would make a better shipping port than beach. Today, industrialisation is digging deep into this beautiful country.