A line in the Sand: Rebuilding Stradbroke Island After Sand Mining

North Stradbroke. Photo source: ©© Conrad Petzsch-Kunze


A line in the sand that’s what the State Government’s calling its decision to end sandmining on Stradbroke Island in eight years time. They say it gives everyone certainty about the future. But almost everyone affected by the plan, is nervous. The Sandmining Company is looking at closing much sooner than it expected. And small businesses are afraid that when the miners go, there’ll be a void that can’t be filled. Karen Berkman reports…

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