CLIVE PALMER AND GINA RINEHART – NIGHTMARE APPETITES

CLIVE PALMER AND GINA RINEHART – DESTROYING FANTASIA Sue Arnold – Opinion   November 26, 2013 Watching Four Corners program on Clive Palmer last night gave me nightmares. I remembered the Never Ending Story which I used to read in bed at night to my husband as it was such a profound myth for our times. Do you remember the story ?  Bastian is having a hard time recovering from his mother’s death when he stumbles into a bookstore and learns … More…

DUGONG AND TURTLE KILLERS WILL BE LIABLE FOR BIG FINES

Editorial comment:  Does this mean indigenous hunters and the resource industry will be liable ?? Fines tripled for dugong and turtle killers Comments (4) » APN Newsdesk 14th Nov 2013 3:23 PM THE Federal Government has tripled the fine for people convicted of killing protected dugongs and turtles under Commonwealth environment laws. Environment Minister Greg Hunt on Thursday introduced the bill in the House, which will up penalties for killing, trading or interfering with the protected species. The changes will … More…

DUGONG AND TURTLE SLAUGHTER – INDIGENOUS OUTLAWS

Push to end fishing by indigenous ‘outlaws’ Rachel Baxendale and Sarah Elks The Australian November 04, 2013 12:00AM An indigenous man fishes off the Green Island tourist area in the protected Great Barrier Reef last week. Picture: Brian Cassey Source: TheAustralian THE federal government is on the verge of securing a moratorium on indigenous hunting of turtles and dugongs at some of the Great Barrier Reef’s most picturesque tourist destinations. Tourism operators and conservationists have stepped up calls for the … More…