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  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a study published today, researchers said dredging activity near coral reefs can increase the frequency of diseases affecting corals. “At dredging sites, we found more than twice as much coral disease than at our control sites,” said the lead author of the study, Joe Pollock, a PhD candidate from the ARC Centre of Excellence […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Research conducted by an independent veterinary scientist has quashed the Gladstone Ports Corporation’s argument that flooding and freshwater influx from the 2011 floods has been the cause of diseased marine life in Gladstone Harbour. Supported by the Gladstone Fishing Research Fund, the Report highlights dredging by the Gladstone Ports Corporation and a failure to implement […]

  • 6 January 2012

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has welcomed the release of the report from the Independent Scientific Panel, chaired by Dr Ian Poiner. GPC notes the comments by the chair of the scientific panel Dr Ian Poiner that the independent panel could not find fault with the water quality monitoring programmes undertaken by GPC, DERM and PCIMP, […]

  • 28 November 2011

    Gladstone fishers are calling for donations to allow them to conduct independent tests on diseased fish in the area…   (ninemsn) [mappress] Source: ninemsn, November 28, 2011; Image: westernbasinportdevelopment

  • 24 November 2011

    The Gladstone Ports Corporation has fired back at fishermen complaining about diseased fish in its harbour, saying it’s part of a campaign… By Brian Williams (couriermail) [mappress] Source: couriermail, November 24, 2011; Image: westernbasinportdevelopment

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has welcomed a new paper on sediment impacts on coral saying it made a positive contribution to scientific knowledge. NQBP said that it was important to note that the study examined sediment impacts associated with dredging operations that occurred either on or within very close proximity (less than 8kms) […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has not breached any conditions of the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) license. The Western Basin project has over 600 project conditions which provide a comprehensive set of environmental requirements set by the Commonwealth and State governments. GPC meets these conditions including all audit requirements. Regular and ongoing […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gladstone Ports Corporation believes Dr Matt Landos final report titled ‘Investigation of the causes of aquatic animal health problems in the Gladstone harbour and near-shore waters’ is in direct conflict with the growing mountain of scientific and circumstantial evidence showing no links between dredging and disease in fish. Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) Chief Executive […]

  • 30 August 2012

    The Gladstone fishing industry will continue its battle to be compensated for the effects of dredging and development in the local harbour. Earlier this year, the State Government-owned Gladstone Ports Corporation applied to have the fishers’ action dismissed. In a judgment handed down this morning, Judge David Searles found the case would not be able […]

  • 18 July 2012

    Gladstone fishermen are waiting anxiously for a Brisbane judge to decide whether their multi-million-dollar compensation claim against the state government can proceed, reports news.ninemsn.com. The fishermen reject the State Government hypothesis that tonnes of fish have become diseased because of flooding more than a year ago, instead blaming dredging and port construction. Impacts were widespread […]

  • 28 June 2012

      Since September last year, Gladstone Ports Corporation has been claiming that their dredging project is not the cause of poor water quality. However, they have recently admitted that they are contributing to the water problems in this area, according to Yahoo.com. Queensland Independent MP Liz Cunningham says that for a long time now the […]

  • 14 May 2012

    A further discarding of two tonnes of diseased Gladstone fish by the Brisbane Raptis Fish Market confirms that the government is on the wrong course in its management of Gladstone Harbour. The local Gladstone fish market has been warning of the ongoing problems in the harbour for a year now. It discarded 600 tonnes of […]

  • 11 April 2012

    The new LNP Government allowed the Gladstone Ports Corporation to dredge above its licence conditions over the Easter long weekend. “Then Shadow Environment Minister Andrew Powell made promises during the election campaign that they would take action on the harbour’s many problems but have allowed it to exceed its dredging limit over the Easter weekend,” […]

  • 30 January 2012

    Shine Lawyers will this morning lodge legal proceedings against the State Government arguing the Gladstone Ports Corporation has failed to comply with conditions set by the State Government, and must now provide financial compensation to the Gladstone fishing industry. In a first for Queensland the proceedings will seek declarations the Queensland Government and Gladstone Ports […]

  • 11 January 2012

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has welcomed the release of the report from the Independent Scientific Panel, chaired by Dr Ian Poiner. CEO Leo Zussino said he welcomed comments by the chair of the scientific panel Dr Ian Poiner that they could not find fault with the water quality monitoring programmes undertaken by GPC, DERM, and […]