March 2017 Newsletter

March 2017 Newsletter Our March 2017 Newsletter is now available. There are discussions of four 2016 environmental disasters including the loss of kelp beds on […]

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Four environmental tragedies – 2016

On kelp, mangroves, peat and coral – Four environmental tragedies in 2016. The disruption of ecosystems arising from climate-driven changes are expected to have profound […]

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Survey – Alice Creek, Helidon, 28/29th Jan

MEMBERS of the Alliance are invited to participate in a field survey on Saturday the 28th and, or Sunday the 29th of January. Your skills […]

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Environmental Impact Statements – Cumulative Impacts and Inherent Risks

On Cumulative Impacts and the Inherent Risk of Narrow Scoping: The NEGI EIS Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) are usually required prior to the commencement of […]

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Carseldine Development Threatens Urban Bushland

Carseldine Development Threatens Urban Bushland Plans to develop an “Urban Village” in Carseldine on Government owned land on Beams Road threatens the integrity of this […]

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PTBA November 2016 Newsletter

Our latest newsletter contains updates on: Recent submissions Rights of Nature Tribunal Development in Chapel Hill Development in Carseldine North East Gas Interconnector (NEGI) Murrays […]

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Developments around Cubberla Creek, Chapel Hill

Developments in Chapel Hill fail to take the impact on flora and fauna into account. Read the PTBA submission: 161027kirkdale-road-ptba

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To incorporate or not – a briefing note to PTBA members

Possible incorporation of PTBA The PTBA Management Team is considering incorporation. The paper below discusses some of the issues surrounding incorporation. 160916incptba

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Eprapah Creek Bushland at Victoria Point under threat.

Eprapah Creek Bushland at Victoria Point under threat. Redland City Council is proposing to force developers into constructing an unnecessary pedestrian and bike path from […]

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Submissions to the Vegetation Management Legislation 2016 inquiry lack credibility

Submissions to the Vegetation Management Legislation 2016 inquiry lack credibility The current Queensland Government’s proposed Vegetation Management (Reinstatement) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016, was […]

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PTBA Newsletter August 2016

Our August newsletter includes an article on a new class of protected area in Queensland, an update on land clearing, the NEGI pipeline and the […]

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Letter to Logan City Council re Murray’s Reserve

Murray’s Reserve Murray’s Reserve is a 9.1 hectare Reserve managed by Logan City Council. This reserve which includes a tiny 3 hectare nature refuge, protects […]

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Write a letter or email about land clearing

Land Clearing and the Queensland Vegetation Management Bill Amendment 2016 Please write to the three Members below. Feel free to use the outline below or […]

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Expanding Queensland’s Protected Areas

Expanding Queensland’s Protected Areas Protected areas are the cornerstone of nature conservation in Queensland with 7.9% of Queensland currently protected in national parks, regional parks, […]

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PTBA submission to Vegetation Management Amendment Bill 2016 Inquiry

The PTBA submission to the Vegetation Management (Reinstatement) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 is now available 505

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PTBA Newsletter May 2016

160503PTBAnewsletter Our May 2016 Newsletter is now available. The following matters are discussed: Land Clearing The North East Gas Interconnector Coal Seam Gas Issues Colton […]

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PTBA submission to the Senate Inquiry on Unconventional Gas Mining

On 12 November 2015,  the Senate resolved to establish the Select Committee on Unconventional Gas Mining. The committee is to inquire on the adequacy of […]

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A New Gas Pipeline from the Northern Territory to Queensland

North East Gas Interconnector In 2014, the Northern Territory Government sought proposals for the development of a gas pipeline connecting the Northern and Eastern Gas […]

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