Effects of climate change all to real
September 13, 2019
Friday on my mind 12.09.2019 This week the effects of climate change became all too real for many people living insouthern Queensland. Unprecedented fires continue to burn through prime agriculturalareas near Stanthorpe and Applethorpe...Read More 2 Reactions Share
The Great Barrier Reef is being suffocated, we need to help it breathe again.
August 27, 2019
Photo credit: CSIRO The Great Barrier Reef is one of the most diverse and important ecosystems on the planet, and yet it is being suffocated by chemical and sediment run-off from the terrestrial environment. ...Read More 1 Reaction Share
MCG makes no apology for legitimately opposing Adani mine.
July 30, 2019
The Daily Mercury 27.07.19 showed a front page headline decrying thepeaceful protest being organised against businesses that support the Adani mine.The Mackay Conservation Group makes no apology for legitimately opposingthis mine, because of the...Read More Add your reaction Share
Source your electricity from local renewable projects today
June 26, 2019
Many of us are keen to reduce our environmental impact and do our best but with limited access to public transport, bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, coal and gas dominating energy production and suburban sprawl...Read More Add your reaction Share
Adani is just the tip of the melting iceberg
June 14, 2019
Environmental organisations such as Mackay Conservation Group have focused on preventing the Adani mine from being constructed for several years. We have built a movement of two million people around the country who support...Read More Add your reaction Share
Irwin's turtle. Will we lose this shy Australian before we even get to know it?
May 30, 2019
Photo supplied by Jeff Tan For those who may have missed it Thursday 22 May was world turtle day, a special day to celebrate and raise awareness of these iconic creatures. Here in Central Queensland...Read More Add your reaction Share
Land of the fair go
May 03, 2019
As Australians we pride ourselves on being egalitarian, the land of the fair go. Yet there’s nothing egalitarian about the treatment that Indigenous Australians receive. Apart from poorer health, incarceration, life expectancy and income...Read More 1 Reaction Share