May 2004

[PMW] TAHITI: Greens plan Euro poll campaign

Submitted by Editor on Mon, 24/05/2004 - 14:22

Quote: "PAPE'ETE (RNZI Online/Pacific Media Watch): Environmentalists in French Polynesia are hoping to use next month's European elections to draw attention to parts of the territory which may disappear, reports Tahitipresse."

Landholders will be eligible to receive up to $12 million in incentives to voluntarily protect native vegetation under the Queensland Government's new vegetation management framework, Natural Resources Minister Stephen Robertson told Parliament today.

[QldGovSpin] "Hot Rock" Geothermal Energy Laws Passed

Submitted by Editor on Mon, 24/05/2004 - 13:48

Mining companies are now able to explore for a new, clean source of renewable energy in Queensland as a result of legislation passed by State Parliament today.

The State Government knows foster care isn't the answer to every vulnerable child's needs: Some young people need an alternative, and the Department of Child Safety is helping make that a reality.

The second annual Queensland Resources Week, celebrating the importance of Queensland's land, water, vegetation, and mineral resources, is a chance for all Queenslanders to get involved in community natural resource activities, Natural Resources, Mines and Energy Minister Stephen Robertson told State Parliament today.

Queensland Primary Industries and Fisheries Minister Henry Palaszczuk has congratulated Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries officers and staff of Sea World for their work to release a large sub adult humpback whale from shark nets off Currumbin Beach, on the State's Gold Coast.

Minister for State Development and Innovation, Tony McGrady, has criticised the Federal Government saying it must dramatically step up its support for the manufacturing industry.

[QldGovSpin] Market Sounding For New Drivers Licence

Submitted by Editor on Mon, 24/05/2004 - 13:03

Queensland is seeking smart 'optional extras' that can be offered to Queenslanders under the proposed new smartcard driver's licence, Transport Minister Paul Lucas said today.

Natural Resources Minister Stephen Robertson today advised landholders to protect their pets and livestock during the wild dog breeding season.


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