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Quandamooka Festival Biodiversity Forum – Showcasing Minjerribah’s Natural Assets…Respectfully

Quandamooka Festival Biodiversity Forum  – Showcasing Minjerribah’s Natural Assets…Respectfully Saturday, 15 August 2015; 1:30pm – 4:00pm The Community Learning Centre, Dunwich*   Minjeeribah/North Stradbroke Island has a rich diversity of native plants and animals and is surrounded by a marine wonderland. The island is a stronghold for many species and habitats that are now rare on […]

Vale Felicity Wishart – Queensland’s Leading Environmentalist

The Queensland Conservation Council and Queensland environment groups are in mourning for Felicity ‘Flic’ Wishart, a former Coordinator of QCC and long term leader in the Queensland environment movement. Felicity unexpectedly died in her sleep on Sunday night.   Felicity Wishart was the Coordinator at Queensland Conservation Council from 2000 to 2004. She was a […]

Community Objection Rights Finally Restored

Queensland Conservation Council (QCC) welcomed the introduction of legislation yesterday by the Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Dr Anthony Lynham, that QLD would be restoring the rights of the community to object to mining proposals that have been evaluated by the Coordinator-General. QCC’s Coordinator Nichola Hungerford said, “We congratulate the Queensland Government on delivering […]

Climate Change – Adaptation not Mitigation – Queensland Budget

Adapting to climate change is good but where is the mitigation action? The Queensland Conservation Council (QCC) welcomes the Queensland’s Government commitment to climate change adaption in the Queensland Budget 2015-16 released today. Nichola Hungerford, QCC Coordinator said today, “The Local Government Coastal Adaptation Fund and the Queensland Climate Change Adaptation Strategy are important strategies […]