I personally find now that John’s present actions regarding the retirement of Bally Hooley to be very short-sighted and a quote from him to “be able to view this fascinating piece of history forever” is perhaps overstated since who will take over responsibility from here on?
I had noted, but not grasped the significance of, the recent decision brought down in the case of Sharma v the Minister for the Environment, where eight school children challenged the minister (Sussan Ley) to uphold her duty of care for the future generations, and not approve a specific coal mine expansion in Northern NSW.
As I was walking around our beautiful Port this morning, I was struck by the decrepit state of the Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina carpark.
$1 million in rate payer money to assist developers? Are they crazy in Douglas Shire Council? Who are the Councillors that voted for this?
❝I write to you as a person with a long history in water quality and its impact on the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) in support of the recommendation to list the site as “In Danger”.
Having been involved with farming, water quality and the reef for 30 years, I have some insight into the impact of water pollution and solutions to it.❞
“During January, the department undertook some vegetation management on state land adjacent to Wonga Beach. This involved treatment of Singapore Daisy to reduce its competition with 213 germinating native seedlings. It also saw the treatment of 65 coconut trees that were competing with other desirable native species.”