North Stradbroke Island sand mining to end by 2019

North Stradbroke Island sand mining to end by 2019

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Sand mining will come to an end on North Stradbroke Island by 2019, reversing a decision by the former Newman administration to extend Sibelco’s lease to 2035…

Read Full Article, ABC News Australia (05-25-2016)

Newman vows to push ahead with sand mining on North Stradbroke Island, ABC queensland (08-20-2013)
Queensland Premier Campbell Newman says the State Government will press ahead with plans to extend sand mining on North Stradbroke Island to 2035. He was responding to the release of a report that argues sand mining on the island, off Brisbane, should be regulated by federal rather than state environmental laws…

The Government Is Lying About Stradbroke Island Sand Mining, The Sydney Morning Herald (07-15-2014)
The Newman Government has misled the media and the public over its amendments to North Stradbroke Island sand mining legislation…

A line in the Sand: Rebuilding Stradbroke Island After Sand Mining, (04-15-2011)
A line in the sand, that’s what the Queensland State Government is calling its decision to end sand mining on Stradbroke Island in eight years time. An ABC News video, depicting the dilemmas of a sustainable environment and a sustainable economy…

Sand mining ban for North Stradbroke Island, Australia, (06-23-2010)
The ancient dunes of North Stradbroke Island will be saved under a bold new plan to phase out sand mining and convert the ecosensitive tourist playground to a national park. Premier of Queensland, Anna Bligh, just announced that the Government will progressively halt sand mining on North Stradbroke Island by 2027…

Cronulla’s sand dunes survived Mad Max but now face a more insidious threat, Guardian UK (12-28-2015)
The once vast sand dunes in Sydney’s south have been farmed, trimmed down by sandmining, filmed and eroded by wind and rain. Now they face encroaching housing developments.

Sand, Rarer Than One Thinks: A UNEP report (March 2014)

“Sand Wars,” An Investigation Documentary, By Denis Delestrac ©2013

Sand Mining in Australia: Learn More, Coastal Care

Global Sand Mining: Learn More, Coastal Care

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