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Grave concerns for Ella Bay

By Russell Constable In December 2012, Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke approved the Ella Bay Resort Development near Innisfail. Over 1,000 local people contacted Minister Burke urging him to reject this inappropriate development on various grounds, including that it would put endangered species and communities at risk. For more information visit www.cafnec.org.au. There was little …

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Burke approves inappropriate Ella Bay resort development

MEDIA RELEASE 20th DECEMBER 2012 Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke announced his approval of the Ella Bay resort development near Innisfail yesterday, a decision which will threaten federally listed endangered species and ecological communities.  “We have serious concerns for the unique ecology of this area given the nature and scale of the proposed development. The …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2012/12/20/burke-approves-inappropriate-ella-bay-resort-development/

Uranium Mining given the green light

On October 22nd the Queensland Premier Campbell Newman ended the state’s decades-long ban on uranium mining and reversed the position the Liberal National Party took to the election in March. Uranium has not been mined in Queensland since the closure of the Mary Kathleen mine in the state’s north-west in 1982.   This announcement followed …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2012/12/12/uranium-mining-given-the-green-light/

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/

Help protect Ella Bay – sign here

The future of Ella Bay now rests with the Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke. Please take a moment to send an email to Minister Burke below to add your voice to the many that are calling for a stop to this inappropriate development. Help us to protect this special area for generations to come. More about …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2012/11/21/help-protect-ella-bay-sign-here/

A sad day for Ella Bay – inappropriate development receives State approval

Cairns: Tuesday 20th November 2012 Today after many years of opposition from concerned community members and groups, the Premier Campbell Newman has announced the approval of a highly inappropriate development for Ella Bay, north of Innisfail. This development is to be located on a 450-hectare former cattle station nestled between World Heritage-listed national park and …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2012/11/20/a-sad-day-for-ella-bay-huge-inappropriate-development-approved/