The Great Barrier Reef is still on the watch list for World Heritage In Danger listing and UNESCO has hit out at the slow progress on water quality and mass coral bleaching, say the Australian Greens.
"Meanwhile, Queensland Labor and Turnbull roll out the red carpet and public money for Adani for their deadly mega-coal mine," says Deputy Leader and Queensland Senator, Larissa Waters.
"As many scientists have said, our governments must choose between new coal or the Reef.
"Will the two old parties back the 70,000 people with Reef jobs?
"Or will they pay back the millions in donations from the mining industry, sign the Reef’s death warrant and continue to back Adani?"