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Solar Citizens Petition: ‘Don’t tax the Sun’

Solar Citizens has launched a petition to push back against a new proposal floated by the Australian Energy Market Commission to hit every solar home with a fee or tariff just to be connected to the grid.     Tell our State Premiers and Energy Ministers that you won’t stand for a tax on the sun by signing the petition from our friends at Solar Citizens here: We're collecting signatures on this 'Don't Tax the Sun' petition and have...

Obi Obi Gorge zipline news

Design, route and operation proposed for Obi Obi unknown as subject to commercial-in-confidence EOI process   Check out this article in the latest edition of the Hinterland Times (pg 19) Are we scrambling the tourism golden egg by introducing commercial activity like a zipline into the iconic Kondalilla National Park? http://issuu.com/heat1870/docs/ht_dec13_jan14_web_edition

A call to action: Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

Trade Ministers from the 12 TPP countries will meet in Singapore on December 7-9 to...

Overgrazed National Parks are a wildlife wasteland

Overgrazed National Parks are a wildlife wasteland     North of Moorrinya National Park               4 mile turn off Forest Den       The National Parks Association of Queensland (NPAQ) recently visited 4 of the 5 National Parks being grazed by cattle and were appalled at what they found. See their latest media release: Overgrazed National Parks media release  

Noosa on Weyba Update

Dear Friends of Lake Weyba and concerned members of our community, Thank you for your support of our organisation whether through membership, involvement in one of our many community events, such as our photography competition or one of the wildlife walks on Weyba, or perhaps you registered your protest against inappropriate development for Lake Weyba and it's catchment area on our website. The proposed urban development application known as "Noosa on Weyba" is now open for Public Comment. The consortium of developers Mantle/Hoffman, who are behind this controversial proposal on the shores of Lake Weyba and it's catchment area, submitted their response to the 104 requests for...

Moreton Bay Eco-Alliance Fights to Save Koala Habitat

  Appeal to State and Commonwealth Governments to block Moreton Bay Regional Council's West Petrie Bypass MBEA FINAL Media Release 26Nov13