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Bribie Island’s Borefields Mothballed

Bribie Island’s Borefields Mothballed

The story of the Bribie Borefields goes back almost two decades……. For ten years before the State Government put out an urgent request for water (2007) at what was to become the break in a ten year drought in South East Queensland, some water engineers in...

The Loss of our Soil

Click here to read this months Featured Article written by  Gordon Weiss of the Global Mail on 5th Oct 2012. It is estimated that the world produces one inch (2.54 cm) of topsoil every 500 years, and loses 2.54 cm every 1,000 years or so, to erosion. So until recently...

4WD problems on the beach

Bribie Island has an increasing number of 4WDs on the beach.  We also have one of the world’s last remaining Loggerhead turtle breeding grounds. Only one will survive. Which would we rather have? [column col=”1/2″] Reliable data from the Qld Dept of...

The Perils of Plastic

Note: since this article appeared on this website, ABC TV’s  Catalyst ran this  program http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/stories/3583576.htm Click here to read this months Featured Article written by  Matthew Carmichael. This essay was a runner-up in the annual...