Cape York Updates
Cape York’s fate in the balance - May 09, 2012
The next twelve months is crucial to deciding the future of the Cape York Peninsula. It could become yet another mining province - forever damaged and degraded, or a World Heritage Area.
The Queensland election campaign is underway...but what will it deliver for the environment? - February 22, 2012
The Queensland election period is now formally underway, and the Liberal National Party (LNP) has begun the five week campaign reiterating its hostile approach to environmental protection, particularly on Wild Rivers. In doing so, the LNP and its leader Campbell Newman are choosing to ignore the many voices of support for Wild Rivers and the environment across Queensland.
Environment central in Queensland election - February 06, 2012
The 2012 election represents a major crossroads for environmental protection in Queensland. Will Queensland continue on a forward looking path or will we witness the undoing of such significant achievements?
Miners carving up Cape York - January 30, 2012
With the region currently being considered for World Heritage and National Heritage listing, we have written to Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke requesting urgent intervention to ensure that high natural and cultural values are not destroyed while community consultation for these listings is underway.
Take action - contact the party leaders - February 01, 2012
Your voice is powerful. Let our political leaders know they must protect the best of Queensland’s environment.
Never too young to care about our wilderness - October 05, 2011
“Recently I spent some time living overseas near a mine site,” explains Mia. “It was there that I saw first-hand the irreversible damage that mining had done to the stunning surroundings, and the hugely detrimental effect that it had on living organisms in the area. I don't want the same thing to happen to Cape York”.