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Business as usual is killing our country

“Experience has taught citizens that when it comes to defending the places they love, every step of the process is weighted in favour of the corporation. Planning is often a closed-door affair, as it has been at Exmouth Gulf. Access to information is...

Saving Ningaloo. Again

"In 2002, 100,000 Australians stood up for Ningaloo Reef. Fifteen thousand marched in Fremantle to save it. Those earlier defenders of Ningaloo haven’t gone away." See Tim Winton's essay in the December-January issue of The Monthly....

Locals defend Ningaloo’s Nursery

In October senior journalist Sharon Davis, from The Monthly Hour, flew to Exmouth from Sydney to interview locals defending Ningaloo's nursery. Listen to the podcast to learn more. https://www.themonthly.com.au/hour/december-2018

Conservationists Fear New oil and Gas Facility in Exmouth

Fishers, tour operators and environmentalists say Subsea 7's proposed pipeline facility at Heron Point is "as welcome as a rat on a birthday cake". See the story by Trevor Paddenburg in The Sunday Times and Perth Now....

Tourism the key in Exmouth

Australia's recovering humpback whale population is one of the world's great conservation success stories. And Ningaloo's sustainable eco-tourism industry based in Exmouth is one of Australia’s greatest tourism success stories. See Shannon Beattie’s story...

Face-to-face with Ningaloo’s living miracles

"Places like Exmouth Gulf are vanishingly precious. They help keep our natural estate and our world heritage assets alive. They challenge and feed our scientific knowledge. And they help keep ordinary citizens sane. So, this development is an awful prospect, a...

About the Clearing Permit 10 August 2018

If you’re an Exmouth local or a winter visitor and you see heavy machinery and lots of high viz on the tracks around Heron Point and the Bay of Rest in the next few weeks, don’t panic. Subsea 7’s pipe assembly proposal has NOT been given the green light....

Final Environmental Scoping Document Released

The EPA has released the Environmental Scoping Document for the Subsea 7 proposal at Heron Point. Good to see some serious scrutiny of the environmental factors involved in this unwelcome proposal. Hard to believe, but without the efforts of Protect...

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