Bowen (Australia)

Type: City
Name: Bowen (Australia)
Country: Australia
Latitude: -20
Longitude: 148.210007
population: 10,983
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Two castaways, two shipwrecks, two tribes

Image: The shipwreck by William Turner (Google Art Project)In the mid-19 th century, two European sailors were shipwrecked on the Great Barrier Reef. Both were rescued by and integrated into Aboriginal tribes. However, when they were eventually ‘rescued’, ... [Published ABC Online - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Record coal exports from Queensland

The Queensland Resources Council says record coal export figures add further weight to the case for port expansion.Queensland exported 209 million tonnes during the past financial year, 25 million tonnes more than the previous record set in 2009-10.QRC ... [Published Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Putin visit to Australia would allow us to demonstrate democracy

I disagree with calls to ban Vladimir Putin from the G20 summit. It would be a squandered opportunity to tell him in person our disgust of him, his regime and his actions in the Ukraine and fail to give our citizens their democratic right to protest against ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Rachel Antonio coronial inquest: Family 'very emotional' as hearing begins

The family of north Queensland teenager Rachel Antonio say they are very emotional as a coronial inquest begins at Bowen Magistrates Court, 16 years after she vanished.The 16-year-old was last seen near the Queens Beach area on Anzac Day in 1998, where ... [Published Prime 7 - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Stalling Abbot Point

The jetty at Bowen's foreshore with moored Abbott Point tugs. Picture: Evan Morgan Source: News LimitedFRESH concerns are emerging about whether the multi-billion-dollar expansion of the Abbot Point coal port will proceed after legal challenges were ... [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

What the frack is going on?

Perhaps one of the most divisive issues plaguing our airwaves at the moment is hydraulic fracturing, or ‘fracking’. Should we be concerned about the way state governments are regulating it?Fracking is a relatively new thing on the east coast of Australia ... [Published Lexology - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Deal with government brings in consumer protection: Palmer

The Coalition's deal with the (PUP) to retain the amendments to the Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) legislation will provide a guarantee of consumer protection, has said. Speaking to journalists in Canberra, Palmer said that the changes to the law will ... [Published Financial Standard - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Juru People’s native title rights recognised

Posted 15 July 2014 by The Mining Advocate, in NewsThe Federal Court of Australia recently formally recognised the JuruPeople’s non-exclusive native title rights and interests over approximately176,000 square hectares of land and waters between Bowen ... [Published Mining Advocate - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

JOSH ALSTON Supernatural North

THEY are the tall tales told over flickering campfires, shared over one too many schooners at the local pub or at the backyard barbecue that has run a couple of hours longer than it should have.But are they more than just urban myths? Because in recent ... [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Advice inquiry opportunistic politics: Cormann

The federal government has labelled as opportunistic Labor’s push for a Senate inquiry into Australia’s financial advice industry.Opposition treasury spokesman Chris Bowen yesterday announced the ALP would establish a new Senate inquiry into financial ... [Published Financial Observer - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Gardentown shops given marching orders

BUSINESSES in Gardentown Shopping Centre have until the end of the month to pack up and move out.Only two businesses have been given a wider window and will remain open until the end of September - bookstore Dymocks and hobby shop Motor-rific, which both ... [Published Surat Basin Online - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Superboats blast into Bowen

SUPERBOATS might soon become an annual feature in Bowen, following the success of the Heli Taxi Bowen Offshore Superboat Championships last weekend.The town turned on perfect weather with flat turquoise water and sunny skies, creating ideal racing conditions ... [Published Whitsunday Times - Jun 30 2014]

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Largest coal mine in Australia gets go-ahead [Published Guardian.co.uk - 10 hours ago]
Two castaways, two shipwrecks, two tribes [Published ABC Online - Jul 27 2014]
Record coal exports from Queensland [Published Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - Jul 25 2014]
Committee fears for Barrier Reef [Published Cairns Post - Jul 23 2014]
Future Fellows to champion diverse research pro... [Published University of Queensland - Jul 23 2014]
Dredge plan slammed by greend [Published Cairns Post - Jul 23 2014]
Barrier Reef's decline 'being buried' [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 22 2014]
Putin visit to Australia would allow us to demo... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 21 2014]
Rachel Antonio coronial inquest: Family 'very e... [Published Prime 7 - Jul 21 2014]
Stalling Abbot Point [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jul 18 2014]
Australia: study finds that corals are affected... [Published Dredging News Online - Jul 18 2014]
McClelland hopes rodeo career will end up being... [Published Quincy Herald-Whig - Jul 17 2014]
Happy campers: 7000kms in 28 days (Total Travel) [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 17 2014]
What the frack is going on? [Published Lexology - Jul 16 2014]
Australia: true cost of offsetting dredging pro... [Published Dredging News Online - Jul 16 2014]
#Grand Renewable Energy International Conferenc... [Published ASAPP - Jul 15 2014]
Mining sector update - July 2014 [Published Lexology - Jul 15 2014]
Deal with government brings in consumer protect... [Published Financial Standard - Jul 15 2014]
Juru People’s native title rights recognised [Published Mining Advocate - Jul 15 2014]
There's no evidence to prove asylum seeker advo... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 14 2014]
JOSH ALSTON Supernatural North [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jul 11 2014]
Dealing with age [Published Brisbane Times - Jul 11 2014]
Tony Abbott's harsh treatment of asylum seekers... [Published Brisbane Times - Jul 10 2014]
Bechtel reaches milestone at Santos LNG facility [Published UPI - Jul 10 2014]
Advice inquiry opportunistic politics: Cormann [Published Financial Observer - Jul 10 2014]
Bill Shorten wants financial advice changes to ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 09 2014]
Gardentown shops given marching orders [Published Surat Basin Online - Jul 07 2014]
Australia Pacific LNG passes three key constr [Published ECF - Jul 07 2014]
City's restaurants starved for chefs [Published Timaru Herald - Jul 02 2014]
Australia: federal agency says dredge modelling... [Published Dredging News Online - Jul 01 2014]
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Australia: Barrier Reef dredge spoil could trav... [Published Water Conserve: News - Jul 01 2014]
AAP: Dumped dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park could travel further than previously thought, affecting coral.Three million cubic metres of dredge spoil will be dumped in waters 20km from the reef following a Great Barrier Reef Marine Park ...
Another Week in the Ecological Crisis – May 25,... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 26 2014]
This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Sipping from the Internet Firehose…May 25, 2014 Chuckles , COP20+ , Post WGx , WAIS ...
Reef Authority First Opposed Dredge Dumping In ... [Published Think Progress - Mar 03 2014]
The Great Barrier Reef s a UNESCO World Heritage Area. CREDIT: SHUTTERSTOCK New documents made public through a freedom of information request show that the authority charged with protecting the Great Barrier Reef advised on multiple occasions ...
Green Group Could Save The Great Barrier Reef F... [Published Think Progress - Feb 27 2014]
Great Barrier Reef CREDIT: SHUTTERSTOCK A permit giving North Queensland Bulk Ports Corp. the right to dump millions of cubic meters of dredging waste from a coal port expansion project in the waters of Great Barrier Marine Park is facing a court ...
What Gas shortage? Tapping the bubbling wells o... [Published Peak Energy - Feb 26 2014]
Crikey has a look at the lobbying being done on behalf of the natural gas (particularly coal seam gas ) industry to try to demolish opposition to expanded drilling programs - Gas shortage? Tapping the bubbling wells of spin and self-interest . One ...
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