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South Australia’s Marine Parks Bill leaves large numbers of marine environment users unsatisfied with consultation about and purpose of Bill, Lib MLC says

Posted by gmarkets on 11 October, 2007

The former Liberal government initiated discussions to form marine parks in South Australia in 1995, with the intention of introducing legislation to meet international and national marine conservation standards at that time and into the future, said Liberal MLC Caroline Schaefer in South Australia’s Legislative on 11 September 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

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SA Development (Regulated Trees) Amendment Bill: Ridgway’s concerns include as yet undrafted regulations, urban trees fund and make-good orders

Posted by gmarkets on 11 October, 2007

Regarding the Development (Regulated Trees) Amendment Bill, David Ridgway MP (Leader of the Opposition) said the Liberal Party did not support the bill in its present form, although he had not yet seen a number of its amendments. Read the rest of this entry »

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SA Development (Regulated Trees) Amendment Bill “worse than current Act”, would push more costs on to local government, says Dems MLC

Posted by gmarkets on 11 October, 2007

With regard to the Development (Regulated Trees) Amendment Bill, Sandra Kanck MP (Australian Democrats) said she had consulted with a number of groups and what had eventuated out of the meetings was a determination that the bill was far worse than the current Act. Read the rest of this entry »

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South Australia’s Marine Parks Bill offers fees by stealth and an unfair weighting to conservation, says MLC

Posted by gmarkets on 11 October, 2007

It was safe to say that no one was happy with the Marine Parks Bill as it stood, said Liberal MLC Caroline Schaefer in South Australia’s Legislative Council on 11 September 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

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Rationale for Development (Regulated Trees) Amendment Bill presented by Minister: need for uniformity

Posted by gmarkets on 11 October, 2007

With regard to the Development (Regulated Trees) Amendment Bill, Paul Holloway MP (Minister for Police) said he did not think it possible to get any legislation on significant trees that would satisfy everyone’s concerns. Read the rest of this entry »

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Life in South Australia at 35C a grim prospect as elderly start to die and bushfires rage, Climate Institute’s worst case scenario shows

Posted by gmarkets on 10 October, 2007

The Climate Institute had prepared a scenario of what life would be like at 35 degrees Celsius, reported The Advertiser (3/10/2007, p. 4).

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South Australia tree-law created perverse incentive: law was to protect native species of large trees; had reverse effect: smaller trees cut to avoid the law

Posted by gmarkets on 9 October, 2007

River red gums and other native indigenous species such as blue gums, hundreds of years old were being cut down without any consideration as to their ecological or amenity value in South Australia, Paul Holloway, Minister for Police, told the Legislative Council, South Australia on 11 September 2007. “Many people are aware of this issue;

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SA bushfire season to start one month early, 15 October in some areas

Posted by gmarkets on 5 October, 2007

On 2 October, South Australian Emergency Services Minister, Cannel Zollo, and CFS chief officer Euan Ferguson announced the fire season would start on 15 October in some districts, reported The Advertiser (3/10/2007, p.3). Read the rest of this entry »

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Iluka to close seven of 14 mines, rebuild in Eucla Basin, SA: concerns on zircon market, rising Aus dollar

Posted by gmarkets on 5 October, 2007

Embattled mineral sands miner Iluka Resources decided on early closure as part of a sweeping review through which it will rebuild itself around its zircon-rich discoveries in South Australia’s Eucla Basin, reported The Australian Financial Review (24/8/2007). Read the rest of this entry »

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South Australia: number of days over 35C in the state will more than double in six decades

Posted by gmarkets on 4 October, 2007

According to science reporter Clare Peddie, deadly heatwaves will become twice as common in South Austrtalia by 2070, according to a comprehensive climate report that predicts higher temperatures will threaten water supplies, infrastructure and lives, The Advertiser (3/10/2007, p.1) Read the rest of this entry »

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