Tag Archives: Water Quality



The Palaszczuk Government is a serious threat to the future of agriculture in Queensland. In March, the Palaszczuk Government released a discussion paper entitled – ‘Enhancing regulations to ensure clean water for a healthy Great Barrier Reef and a prosperous Queensland’. Behind the warm and fuzzy title is another aggressive attack on Queensland’s agricultural sector […]

Bill Byrnes

Palaszczuk must put Byrne back in his box

  Queensland’s multi-billion dollar coal industry is under threat due to Labor’s inaction LNP put in place a successful scheme which facilitates increased releases from mine sites when natural watercourse flows were higher, under strict and enhanced monitoring of water quality Bill Byrne is jeopardising the return to work of thousands of coal mine workers […]

Reef Management

‘Big Stick won’t help the Reef

Queensland farmers are set to be punished with more red tape, regulation and restrictions under the Palaszczuk Labor Government’s ‘big stick’ approach to Reef Management.  Shadow Environment Minister Stephen Bennett said Labor’s latest announcement of a ‘new’ targeted compliance program was just a reinvention of old policies that had failed to improve Reef health the […]