Competing visions for future of the Great Barrier Reef up for debate
Environmentalists and the mining industry have set out competing visions for the future of the Great Barrier Reef ahead of a summit that will aim to set Queensland’s priorities for the next 30 years.
The Queensland Plan, an initiative of the state government, will be finalised at a two-day meeting in Brisbane starting on Wednesday. More than 600 delegates from a range of community and business groups are attending the gathering.
The plan, which the government said would help “define a long-term vision” for the state, has received more than 78,000 submissions from members of the public and special interest groups.
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