Newman government hypocrisy on animal cruelty

The Queensland Greens say that the state government’s Animal Care and Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 which was introduced hastily on 19 June proves this government lacks respect for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and is hypocritical on animal care and protection. 

Gladstone Harbour Toxicity Levels Threaten Human And Marine Life

Monitoring stations at Gladstone Harbour recorded dangerously high turbidity levels at the same time as UNESCO was issuing dire warnings about the possible degradation of the Great Barrier Reef's World Heritage status last week.

Queensland Greens spokesperson, Dr Libby Connors says the turbidity caused by dredging in the harbour stirs up sediments containing toxic heavy metals.