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  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    While campaigning to protect the Great Barrier Reef, Greenpeace activists have condemned the Abbot Point Coal Terminal expansion plans, reports Regarding the Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney’s announcement on this topic, the Greenpeace spokeswoman Louise Matthiesson stated that the government was “rubbing salt into the wounds” of environmentalists, fishermen, residents and tourism groups. “The current […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland Government is seeking registrations of interest to participate in the first stage of potential development of new export coal terminal capacity at the Port of Abbot Point. Acting Premier Jeff Seeney said the Newman Government was committed to improving the coordination of infrastructure development in Queensland. “The export coal sector is a critical […]

  • 12 December 2012

    The terms of reference on the environmental impact statement for the Gladstone Harbour dredging program have been finalized by the State Government, reports The Gladstone Ports Corporation’s plan includes the construction of a nine kilometer long shipping lane that should be deep about 16.1 metres. Regarding this issue, the State Development Minister Jeff Seeney […]

  • 3 October 2012

    If the State Government wants the green light for the widening and deepening of the Trinity Inlet, they will need to find a dumping ground for five million cubic metres of dredge spoil. According to, the Green groups have expressed concerns about shifting the dredge spoil close to the Great Barrier Reef. Jeff Seeney, […]

  • 26 September 2012

    A proposal to build a vital new shipping channel in Gladstone Harbour will be the subject of a rigorous environmental assessment after being declared a ‘significant project’ by the Queensland Coordinator-General. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney called for the public to comment on the project’s draft terms of […]

  • 25 September 2012

    After the state’s Co-ordinator General declared it a significant project, plans to dredge Trinity Inlet will need to pass a rigorous environmental assessment to get the green light. Jeff Seeney, the Deputy Premier, stated: “The proposed upgrades to the Port of Cairns promised significant benefits for the local economy, if approved.” According to, these […]

  • 25 July 2012

    Queensland’s Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney welcomed the chance to engage with conservation groups at the Ministerial Environmental Roundtable this morning. Mr Seeney addressed the group before taking part in a question and answer session with representatives from a range of interest groups including the Queensland Conservation Council, Sunshine Coast Environment Council, National Parks Association and […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney today invited the public to comment on the draft terms of reference for the proposed $10 billion Dudgeon Point Coal Terminals project in North Queensland. The North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation and a consortium including Adani Mining and Dudgeon Point Project Management are […]

  • 13 April 2012

      The public is invited to have its say on the environmental impact statement (EIS) for the proposed multi-billion dollar Arrow liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Gladstone. Arrow CSG (Australia) Pty Ltd is proposing to build a 300-hectare LNG facility on Curtis Island, in the Port of Gladstone. Deputy Premier and Minister for State […]

  • 12 April 2012

    Queensland Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney’s comments today on removing Gladstone Harbour from the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area show the LNP is prepared to sacrifice the Reef for mining profits, and put the spotlight on whether the federal government will remain complicit. “Mr Seeney’s comments are an admission that mass dredging is an environmental […]