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The Resource Sector Opportunity Study 2011 established that WBB, with disproportionate unemployment, socio-economic disadvantage and population ageing, has to date not shared equally in Queensland's recent mining prosperity. Harnessing the resource sector's skilled and well-paid human capital by accommodating fly-in fly-out (FIFO) and drive-in drive-out...
Stage one of a project to develop and implement a plan evaluation framework to assess the extent to which existing regional plans in Australia's tropical savannas could contribute to sustainable use and healthy savanna landscapes identified a range of criteria that define the scope and...
The paper assesses the application of the precautionary principle in the Queensland Wild Rivers Act 2005. It finds that the Act is more restrictive than the ecologically sustainable development principles as conceived, and deployed, by the Queensland Government elsewhere. At the same time the Act...
This report outlines how more than one million hectares of woody vegetation, an area more than seven times larger than the size of Queensland’s capital, has been cleared between 2012-13 and 2015-16.
The objective of this paper is to identify factors that may affect the long term environmental and economic sustainability of tourism in northern Australia.
Stopping the NAIF loan to Adani and redirecting it to other industries makes good sense economically, environmentally and politically, argues Tom Swann.
This discussion paper draws on modelling by coal industry analysts, which shows that a big expansion of coal exports from the Galilee Basin would have a major impact on coal production from coal mines in the Bowen and Surat basins in southern Queensland.
This symposium sought to explore pathways to practical and effective natural resource and conservation management in regional Queensland.
This summary provides stakeholders with woody vegetation change summary statistics for all SLATS mapping between the first mapping period of 1988–91 and up to the most recent 2015–16 mapping period.