Cape York Media Releases
- Cape York Campaigner Canada bound - June 15, 2006
- New report finds funding for Cape York National Parks 'grossly inadequate' - May 12, 2005
- Massive Cape York bauxite proposal alarms conservationists - October 22, 2003
- Borbidge's Fraser Island Announcement - A win for conservation or a cloak for extinguishment of native title? - September 07, 2003
- Magnificence of Cape York environment to be revealed to Prime Minister - September 07, 2003
- Senate Inquiry called for as $40 million Cape York Natural Heritage Trust Plan - September 07, 2003
- Wilderness Society Applauds Shelburne Bay Mining Ban - September 07, 2003
- Wilderness Society Welcomes Beattie's 'No Mining at Shelburne Bay' Decision - September 07, 2003
- Shelburne Bay Mining Decision: Queensland Government's Green Credentials on the Line - September 07, 2003
- Queensland Liberals and Scientists Join Shelburne Bay Sandmining Campaign - September 07, 2003
The Wilderness Society's Cape York campaigner, Lyndon Schneiders, will travel to Canada in 2003 on a study tour courtesy of the Churchill fellowship
The Wilderness Society calls on the Queensland Government to massively increase funding for the protection and management of two million hectares of National Park and Protected Areas on Cape York Peninsula following today's release of the 'Parks in Crisis' report.
The Wilderness Society and the Queensland Conservation Council today responded to the Queensland Government's plan to develop a new 500, 000, 000 (1/2 billion) tonne bauxite deposit on western Cape York Peninsula with a demand that any proposed mining operation must undergo a rigorous and independent environmental impact assessment process.
A win for conservation or a cloak for extinguishment of native title?
The magnificent environment of Cape York Peninsula and its need for protection will be revealed to the Prime Minister during his current visit of Cape communities.
Senate Inquiry called for as $40 million Cape York Natural Heritage Trust Plan
Conservation groups have today called for a Senate Inquiry into the failure of the Federal Government to deliver on the Prime Ministers pre-election promise to protect Cape York Peninsula.
<br />Joint Media Release of The Wilderness Society and the Australian Conservation Foundation.
The Wilderness Society today welcomed the successful passage through the Queensland Parliament of legislation to protect the sand dunes of Shelburne Bay from sandmining.
The Wilderness Society has enthusiastically endorsed today's announcement by the Beattie Government that it will not renew two mining leases at the magnificent white sand country of Shelburne Bay in the remote north east of Cape York Peninsula.
Today the Queensland Government is to decide whether to renew two mining leases at Shelburne Bay, Cape York Peninsula. The Wilderness Society states that the issue is a litmus test of the Beattie Government's conservation credentials.
The Wilderness Society today welcomed the support of Queensland Liberals leader, Bob Quinn, and a number of eminent members of the scientific community, for the campaign to protect the dunefields of Shelburne Bay on Cape York Peninsula from sandmining.