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National Party members want more wild river protections to be wound back. Office holders will vote on whether to forward the policy to the LNP government, along with 27 other proposals, at the party's state council meeting in Toowoomba this weekend.
October 2012 brought one of the most devastating storms to the East Coast of the United States. In her wake Sandy left miles of destruction, anger, and frustration. But not even Sandy could ravage the spirit of good will in some of New York'
Vt. rivers closer to National Wild River status AP / November 24, 2013 ST. Vt. (AP) Two Vermont rivers are a step closer to being designated as part of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers system, a project that highlights the unique cultural,
Wild Rivers protections in Cape York will be introduced by the Queensland government on Wednesday. Premier Campbell Newman says his alternate Cape York Regional Plan will see indigenous people get more work, the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve offered
THE Bligh government fast-tracked the issue of Wild Rivers declarations in Cape York partly to show it was delivering on its election commitments, a former minister says. Cape York traditional owners have launched a legal challenge against the State
He says the plan puts in jeopardy the aspirations of some Traditional Owners to nominate Cape York as a World Heritage site. Mr Seeney says he's "simply not interested" in a World Heritage nomination. "I'm more interested in the economic futures of
The calls follow the Queensland Government's plans to wind back Wild Rivers protection in western Queensland. The move opens up the Channel Country to coal-seam gas and oil shale operations, but rules out open-cut mining and large-scale irrigation
Queensland's far western Channel Country when laws protecting so-called wild rivers are repealed. Natural Resources Minister Andrew Cripps met on Wednesday with the hand-picked Western Rivers Advisory Panel in Longreach, where he released some
York traditional owners are continuing their fight to overturn a decision by the Queensland government to declare part of the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve a nature refuge. The Cape York Land Council wants a say in the management of the land. The
A NEW advisory panel will begin discussing winding back wild rivers protection for Queensland's Lake Eyre Basin rivers. Natural Resources Minister Andrew Cripps is in Longreach to discuss a new approach to protecting the central west region's Cooper