UNESCO Report confirms need for immediate stop work in Gladstone

The Queensland Greens have welcomed the detailed assessment report from UNESCO following their visit to Queensland in March.  The full report was released yesterday.

‘It is time to stop work in Gladstone Harbour,’ Greens spokesperson Dr Libby Connors said this afternoon.

‘We must get the science right before proceeding.

Artful dodgers: Burke and Newman blame each other on Great Barrier Reef

The hypocritical in-fighting between the federal environment minister and the Queensland premier over the Great Barrier Reef has demonstrated what the Greens have been saying all along – the Australian Government should never have tried to pass off their own environmental responsibilities to the states, the Australian Greens said today.