Queensland Election Forums

These forums are your chance to hear local candidates and the major parties explain their environmental policies on the reef. With the state election on 31 January, there has never been a more important time to find out where our politicians stand and what you can do to protect the reef.

Reef Vote


When: Thursday 22 January - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: Ithaca Auditorium, Brisbane City Hall, 64 Adelaide St, Brisbane

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The North Queensland Conservation Council is hosting Environment and the Election forums in two local electorates.


When: Tuesday 20 January - 7:00pm

Where: Townsville Yacht Club, 1 Plume Street, City

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When: Wednesday 21 January - 7:00

Where: Jubilee Bowls Club, 13 Burdekin Street, Mundingburra

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Airlie Beach

(hosted by WRAD Whitsunday Residents Against Dumping)

When: 29 January - 5:30pm

Where: Whitsunday Sailing Club, Airlie Point, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802

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Cairns and Far North Environment Centre (CAFNEC) and Australian Marine Conservation Society are hosting a Reef Hour – Election Special.

Reef Hour

The Reef Hour – Election Special event will feature political candidates discussing their positions on issues relevant to the protection of the Great Barrier Reef.

When: Tuesday 27th January. 12:30 – 1:30pm

Salt House, Marina Point

Michael Trout MP (LNP), Rob Pyne (Labour candidate), Noel Castley-Wright (Greens candidate)

Introduction to the issues from CAFNEC, Short talks from candidates, Q&A.

Events are free and everyone is welcome.