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The Green Party's plan to restrict dams and irrigation schemes, and make rivers clean enough to swim in, would save taxpayer money and benefit the agricultural industry in the long term, says co-leader Russel Norman. The party launched one pillar of
Environment Commissioner concerned about weak protection of wild and scenic rivers Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Dr Jan Wright says the Government has a mixed score card in responding to her 2012 report on the protection of wild and
Justice Andrew Greenwood also ordered the Queensland government to pay costs to the indigenous groups which challenged Labor's April 2009 laws. The judgment said the Archer Basin, Lockhart Basin and Stewart Basin declarations restricting development
Queensland's Cape York will now be protected under a state government plan. Changes to the draft Cape York Regional Plan extend protections to the Wenlock, Lockhart, Archer and Stewart river basins. They fall under the Wild Rivers Act, which will be
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