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Stop the Dredging ... Save the Dugong

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Environment groups have today launched a peaceful direct action campaign to prevent the dredging of the World Heritage Hinchinbrook Channel for the controversial Port Hinchinbrook resort and marina in North Queensland.
 
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Alarm bells ringing for Coongie Lakes

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After discussion at today's Cabinet meeting, the government will soon announce its position on petroleum exploration in the Coongie Lakes Control Zone - the heart of the Lake Eyre Basin. Given past performance, it seems likely that this government will allow Santos Ltd, the proponent of the current exploration plan, to commence activities in this unique arid wetlands in the very near future.
 
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Wilderness Society Congratulates Parties on Environmental Stand

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The Wilderness Society today warmly welcomed the Legislative Council's establishment of a Standing Committee on Ecologically Sustainable Development (ESD) and strongly congratulated the ALP, Greens and Democrats on their decision to vote this vital committee into existence.
 
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Reconciliation Award Welcomed by The Wilderness Society

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The Wilderness Society is proud to have played a part in the groundbreaking negotiations which led to the signing of the now historic 'Cape York Land Use Heads of Agreement' in February, 1996.
 

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