Environment

Aug 1, 2012

Wild rivers, wild debate: green groups pin hopes on feds

The Queensland government's stranglehold makes its pledge to roll back the Wild Rivers Act to allow more development in Cape York destined to succeed. But opponents have one trick up their sleeve.

Amber Jamieson — Freelance journalist in New York

Amber Jamieson

Freelance journalist in New York

The Queensland government’s election pledge to roll back the Wild Rivers Act to allow more development in Cape York seems destined to succeed. But opponents of the move have one trick up their sleeve.

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  1. zut alors

    ‘Seconds later the media representative from the environment department said they were mistaken and Wild Rivers was still covered by the department…’

    The person who knew the answer was likely one of the 7,000 public servants sacked by the Mayor of Queensland.

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