Qld: End Uncertainty, Restore Intergrity: Support Fixed Terms


As speculation mounts about an election date the Queensland Greens are calling on Campbell Newman and Anna Bligh to put an end to future uncertainty by committing to implement fixed terms of Government if they win the election.

Qld Another European country says no to Coal Seam Gas (CSG)

Bulgaria has now joined France in banning hydraulic fracturing and followed it by cancelling a gas exploration permit it granted to energy giant Chevron.

The Queensland Greens say it is proof that the Queensland Government has rushed into promoting the industry without full consideration of all the issues.

Qld Police intimidation as election nears

The Queensland Greens say that the police action in holding a Scenic Rim coal seam gas protestor for 5 hours before charging and releasing her this afternoon is intimidation.

Qld Premier's protection of SEQ from coal and gas shown to be hollow

The Queensland Greens say that today's second blockade in the Beaudesert region proves how hollow the Premier's promises to protect southeast Queensland from mining are.

The Keep the Scenic Rim Scenic and Lock the Gate blockade of gas drilling in the Beaudesert region at Kerry was today extended to a rig at Boonah.

Qld: Cracked coal ship a danger to Great Barrier Reef: Greens

A Liberian vessel carrying more than 67,000 tonnes of coal has been discovered to have a cracked hull, and is now anchored off Hay Point in Mackay, in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.