April 2015 archive

Apr 27

Dredging Trinity Inlet

Good news from diplomats at UNESCO who are suggesting protection of the Fitzroy delta and the veto on dredge spoil dumping in and near the Reef,  could see the “In danger” listing removed from the Great Barrier Reef’s World Heritage area. It was 15 years ago in October 1990 that Russell Francis, then photographer for …

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Apr 25

Overkill with Gallipoli

When Lindsay Ross from Freshwater had her Letter to the Editor published in the Weekend Post (Cairns) on Saturday April 11, my son’s comment was – “Good for her”.  I too agreed with the heading ‘Excessive shindig not truly in Anzac spirit’. Lindsay was pointing out that $10 could save the life of one impoverished …

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