It has been very wet in Brisbane over the last couple of days. But not as wet as on the Gold Coast where over 400mm has fallen over the last 24 hours. The Hinze Dam, that supplies the Gold Coast, is predicted to fill completely some time this … [Read more...] about How Much More Water?
Tomorrow is World Environment Day. Perhaps a time to reflect on what has been achieved in terms of environmental protection including controls on pollution? A lot of time and money has been invested in improving water quality in our rivers and … [Read more...] about Access to Better Information: My Wish for World Environment Day
"There is much to be said for a policy of abolishing all drought relief assistance. Drought is a normal, natural, cyclic factor of our environment and if you can not understand and cope with that, maybe you should not be farming" concludes Warwick … [Read more...] about On Drought & Cubbie Station
Brisbane's newspaper the Courier Mail published an opinion piece by me today titled "Drip-fed figures". I raised the issued of desalination. Is it an option for Australian cities? Anyway, the piece begins: "Late last month Queensland Premier Peter … [Read more...] about What About Water Desalination?