Environment

Fri 20 Jul 2018

'Serious threat': Bells Bridge quarry plan draws anger

premium_icon 'Serious threat': Bells Bridge quarry plan draws anger

A planned medium-sized quarry north of Gympie has been called a "great risk to the environment” by residents who have rallied against the development.

Thu 19 Jul 2018

Disturbing Great Barrier Reef discovery

Disturbing Great Barrier Reef discovery

NEW data reveals the average rate of recovery across the Great Barrier Reef showed a six-fold decline.

Aussie outrage over Macca’s straw ban

Aussie outrage over Macca’s straw ban

THE move to phase out plastic straws from McDonald’s should be a good thing, so why does it have so many people blowing up?

UPDATE: Crews called to two grass fires in Gympie's west

UPDATE: Crews called to two grass fires in Gympie's west

Crews were called out at 12.40pm.

Power company fined $60k over blackout

premium_icon Power company fined $60k over blackout

POWER company Engie has paid $60,000 in penalties for allegedly failing to follow instructions during a December 2016 interconnector failure when 200,000 homes were...

STINK SQUAD: Specialist taskforce launches in Ipswich

premium_icon STINK SQUAD: Specialist taskforce launches in Ipswich

REVOLTING smells plaguing Ipswich residents will be dealt with under a State Government crackdown, launched today, following a telephone survey.

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