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Qld Auditor General’s report cuts through government spin to show shocking reality of Great Barrier Reef water quality

The Australian Greens are calling for urgent investment in Great Barrier Reef water quality following the release of the Queensland Auditor General's report today.

"The Auditor General's damning report must serve as an urgent wake-up call to the Abbott and Palaszczuk governments," Australian Greens Deputy Leader and environment spokesperson, Senator Larissa Waters, said.

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Draft decision to retain Reef In-Danger warning shows Abbot Point must be stopped

Following the release of the World Heritage Committee’s draft decision to keep the Great Barrier Reef on the ‘In Danger’ watch list, the Abbott and Palaszczuk governments must abandon their plan to turn the Reef into a coal and LNG super highway. 

“UNESCO is keeping the Reef on the watch list and has given Australia 18 months to report progress,” Queensland Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Deputy Leader, said.

 

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