March 2015

Commented on a story 26th Mar 2015 1:39 PM

A REPORT into dredging and sediment dumping on the Great Barrier Reef has found “severe” impacts on local habitats but the long-term impacts are still unknown.

Long term dredging impacts remain unknown: report

""The report said most current and proposed dredging activities were carried out within soft-sediment..."

Commented on a story 23rd Mar 2015 7:18 AM

MANGROVEWATCH  is heading to Gladstone to talk about data and the importance of the mangrove ecosystems in the region.

Program shows importance of mangroves

"This is the absolute height of hypocrisy. The GLADSTONE PORTS CORPORATION advocating and calling for..."

Commented on a story 21st Mar 2015 3:14 PM

THE Labor government has backflipped on its sustainable fishing policy, now saying it won’t be implemented without consultation.

State backflips on sustainable fishing policy

"Be very careful, readers how you read some of these comments. Many of them are up to 4 years old when..."

Commented on a story 21st Mar 2015 1:17 PM

A SAFE crossing across the highway at Mt Larcom is one wish expressed by a young mother this week.

Mt Larcom needs more facilities for kids

"Perhaps it is time for people to take a good honest look at what exists in our town, Mt Larcom. It is..."

Commented on a story 21st Mar 2015 12:48 PM

A VISIT by two jabiru birds rarely seen in the Gladstone area provided a thrill for a Gladstone photographer on Wednesday.

Local snapper spots jabirus for stunning photograph

"A pair of Jabirus used to be very regular visitors to the dam on a property at East End where we lived..."

Commented on a story 20th Mar 2015 6:45 PM

THE cause of a vapour leak on the QCLNG site on Curtis Island is still being investigated, after workers spent Thursday in their break rooms as a precaution.

Cause of QCLNG vapour leak being investigated

"If "SYNGAS" is not natural, would you please supply a list of the ingredients used to produce your..."

Commented on a story 20th Mar 2015 6:41 PM

THE Labor government has backflipped on its sustainable fishing policy, now saying it won’t be implemented without consultation.

State backflips on sustainable fishing policy

"Can anybody give us PROVABLE facts as to how many TOURISTS actually fish within the harbor waters of..."

Commented on a story 20th Mar 2015 10:59 AM

THE cause of a vapour leak on the QCLNG site on Curtis Island is still being investigated, after workers spent Thursday in their break rooms as a precaution.

Cause of QCLNG vapour leak being investigated

"whats is happening here is exactly what they have claimed since The LNG was " approved" (also termed ..."

Commented on a story 19th Mar 2015 11:43 AM

IT SENDS my heart pounding faster than usual, but not in a good way. It makes my blood boil and my pulse race.

OPINION: Park your big, dirty 4WDs elsewhere

"Years ago it was big tank American cars that were filling the parking spaces (many of those were far..."

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