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AMCS welcomes Treasurer Curtis Pitt comments that Carmichael not the be-all for QLD economy

Thu 27 August 2015
The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt’s comments that Adani’s Carmichael coal mine is not the be-all and end-all for the Queensland economy.

BERNARD FANNING NEW SOLO ALBUM COMING IN 2016

Wed 26 August 2015
Former Powderfinger frontman Bernard Fanning says fans can expect his next full-length solo effort, the follow-up to 2013’s warmly received Departures, some time next year, revealing that he’s mostly finished his third solo album.

Fanning recently stopped by the Double J studios to have a chat with host Myf Warhurst, discussing his upcoming performance with Katie Noonan, Tim Winton, and Jessica Watson as part of Rise For The Oceans next month.

Federal Govt must not use taxpayer funds to prop up Adani’s reef-risking project

Tue 25 August 2015
The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) is calling on the Abbott Government to rule out using taxpayer money to bail-out Adani’s Carmichael mine, rail and port project, which would ship coal out through the Great Barrier Reef.

Net free fishing zones a boost for marine life

Fri 21 August 2015
WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society today congratulated the Queensland Government for implementing three net-free zones which come into effect on 1 November 2015.

Conservationists welcome net-free zones in Capricornia

Fri 21 August 2015
WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society today congratulated the Queensland Government for implementing three net-free zones which come into effect on November 1.

George Christensen should stop playing Canberra politics and look after local jobs

Fri 21 August 2015
The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) have called on George Christensen to stop playing politics and help protect local tourism industry jobs.

Government’s deluded push for Abbot point continues with launch of dredging EIS

Thu 20 August 2015
The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has called on the Queensland Government to cancel the Abbot Point expansion today, following the release of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the new dredging project by Queensland State Development Minister Anthony Lynham.

Media Alert: Colourful protest outside Minister Lynham’s office. Tomorrow. 10am

Thu 20 August 2015
Concerned local Brisbane and Stafford residents will hold a colourful protest outside Planning Minister Anthony Lynham’s office following the release the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the new dredging project at Abbot Point.

Final decision looming on Abbot Point

Thu 20 August 2015
A final decision on a major port expansion to support mining projects in the coal-rich Galilee Basin could be delivered within months.

Abbot Point expansion environmental impact statement issued

Thu 20 August 2015
The Queensland government has released the draft environmental impact statement into the controversial Abbot Point port expansion in north Queensland.

AMCS deeply concerned by government’s latest attack on Reef’s protection laws

Tue 18 August 2015
The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has expressed concern that the Federal Government would look to slash Australia’s environmental protection laws that are critical to protecting the Great Barrier Reef, because the Federal Court rejected the Adani Carmichael mine.

PM frustrated by Carmichael mine outcome

Fri 7 August 2015
PRIME Minister Tony Abbott has warned if developments like Indian company Adani's $16 billion Queensland mega-mine are "endlessly frustrated, that's dangerous for us and tragic for the wider world

AMCS welcomes Commbank pulling funding from Carmichael and warns of risk of taxpayer money being sunk into the project

Thu 6 August 2015
The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed the Commonwealth Bank’s decision to end their position as financial advisor to the Adani Carmichael coal mine project, which will require the expansion of the mega-port Abbot Point.

Delay, not death, tipped for Qld coalmine

Thu 6 August 2015
A recent legal roadblock won't quash Indian mining giant Adani's plans for a giant coalmine in central Queensland, the state government says.

Media Release: AMCS welcomes Federal Court decision to overturn the Adani mine approval and calls on Minister Hunt to reject dredging at Abbot Point

Wed 5 August 2015
AMCS welcomes Federal Court decision to overturn the Adani mine approval and calls on Minister Hunt to reject dredging at Abbot Point

Cairns mega port would be bad for environment, economy: AMCS

Mon 3 August 2015
The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has today expressed concerns about the environmental and economic impacts of proposals to make the Port of Cairns into a mega port.

Australia can’t afford another oil spill on the Reef

Fri 31 July 2015
The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has expressed grave concerns about reports today that turtles and sea birds have been found covered in oil near Townsville, following an oil spill on the Great Barrier Reef two weeks ago.

Cairns inlet must not be allowed to become a mega-port

Fri 31 July 2015
The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has today spoken out against plans that could see Cairns become a mega-port, and warned of the huge impacts this could have on the Great Barrier Reef.

Reef spill reports spark calls to ban rogue ships

Fri 31 July 2015
THE Australian Marine Conservation Society has expressed concerns about reports that turtles and sea birds have been found covered in oil near Townsville.

WWF & AMCS: Check North Qld reefs for oil and ban rogue ships

Mon 27 July 2015
WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society today said reefs in the path of the oil spill that has washed up on beaches in North Queensland must be checked for damage and ‘rogue’ ships must be banned.

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