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It has not taken the newly elected Federal Government long to indicate its attitude towards, and care for, the environment. What future for the climate?Photo © Wildlife Queensland In the first few days of government, public service agencies with a focus on Climate Change and even the apolitical Climate Commission have been abandoned. In the …

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STOP PRESS On 3 November, the Queensland state government announced its decision to direct port operators to preserve ‘Swan Lake’ within their amended Land Use Plan. Wildlife Queensland congratulates all those involved in the successful campaign to stop the destruction of yet another wildlife habitat and commends the Premier and the Environment Minister, Hon Andrew …

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The announcement that a draft memorandum of understanding streaming environmental approvals between the Federal and Queensland State Governments has been signed brings no joy to Wildlife Queensland. Environmental DisasterPhoto © Wildlife Queensland ‘Wildlife Queensland appreciates the necessity to achieve a balance among conservation of our biodiversity, provision for ecological sustainable industries and meeting community needs’ …

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