Tag Archive: coastal development

Bob Irwin confirmed for Cairns Save The Reef – Protect Our Inlet community rally

Bob Irwin confirmed for Cairns Save The Reef – Protect Our Inlet community rally event. Bob Irwin, veteran environmental warrior and father of the late Steve Irwin, has been confirmed as a key speaker at the upcoming major community event at Cairns Lagoon on April 6th. Bob Irwin said: “The Reef is one of the …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2014/03/27/bob-irwin-confirmed-cairns-save-reef-protect-inlet-community-rally/

Port Douglas reef rally – rise up for the reef!

Rise Up For the Reef!   The Port Douglas and surrounding community will come together to raise awareness and demonstrate community opposition to dredging proposals along the Great Barrier Reef coast, with a particular focus on the Cairns Port dredging proposal. This will be an important event and will build momentum for the even larger …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2014/02/13/port-douglas-reef-rally-rise-reef/

Send a letter – Reject Dredge Spoil Dumping Permit for Abbot Point expansion project

Send a letter – Reject Dredge Spoil Dumping Permit for Abbot Point expansion project The dumping of dredge spoil anywhere along the coast adjoining the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (GBRMP) is something that should concern everyone on the planet. This proposal is just one of many dredging proposals along the Great Barrier Reef coastline …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2014/01/06/send-letter-reject-dredge-spoil-dumping-permit-abbot-point-expansion-project/

Proposed Aquis development raises concerns

By Denis Walls, Aquis Aware In recent months there has been a great deal of publicity about the proposed Aquis development at Yorkeys Knob, north of Cairns. Much of the publicity seems to have been in favour. Local, state and federal politicians, many business leaders, as well as News Ltd media, have been extolling its …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2013/12/05/proposed-aquis-development-raises-concerns/

Aquis casino and resort development, Yorkey’s Knob

Chinese developer Tony Fung is proposing a large casino and integrated tourism development at Yorkey’s Knob, Cairns. This project is at the initial proposal stage and does not yet have any of the approvals it would need to go ahead. The site is mostly existing cane farms (about 353 hectares total) with some areas of …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2013/08/20/aquis-casino-and-resort-development-yorkeys-knob/

Make a difference – call Minister Burke today

Take a moment this festive season to call Minister Burke’s office and let him know that we want to protect Ella Bay from the inappropriate Ella Bay development. The number of his Parliament House office is: (02) 6277 7640. So why not pick up the phone today and pass on your message? If you don’t …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2012/12/11/make-a-difference-call-minister-burke-today/