John Purcell Tribute from CU and PRA colleagues

  7th December 2015 The ability to see opportunity for all where others saw fear John Purcell OAM (1936 – 2015) in his passing has left large footprints across Australian having secured advancement for the beef industry and being resolute in the seeking of justice as part of Property Rights Australia. John Purcell was an … Read moreJohn Purcell Tribute from CU and PRA colleagues

VALE JOHN PURCELL

Created in the cloud with Aspose.Words for Cloud. http://www.aspose.com/products/words/cloud _______________________________________________________________________________________________________   4th December 2015   VALE JOHN PURCELL   Property Rights Australia members it is with great sadness that I bring you the news of the passing of a founding member and later Chairman for some time of PRA – John Purcell OAM.   The … Read moreVALE JOHN PURCELL

Members’ Newsletter 30th November 2015

Members’ Newsletter 30th November 2015 It may not be surprising but that doesn’t negate the anger, sadness & frustration that regional Qld and especially agricultural producing landowners have been disregarded, mere pawns to political expediency.  On Saturday 28th November at the ‘people’s climate march’ in Brisbane the Qld Deputy Premier, Jackie Trad, announced a full … Read moreMembers’ Newsletter 30th November 2015

Members’ Newsletter Thursday 26th November 2015

Members’ Newsletter Thursday 26th November 2015 Networks PRA ensures its ability to represent the interests of our members without compromise by not accepting any government funding.  As PRA is funded on membership fees alone, for administration PRA employs one person (Fiona) part time.  Many volunteer hours are conducted by board members.  Importantly when someone approaches … Read moreMembers’ Newsletter Thursday 26th November 2015

2015 Nov – Reply QRC statement – George Bender – make good

      Queensland Resources Council (QRC) CEO Michael Roche claims that gas companies have fully complied with “make good” requirements for bores on one of George Bender’s properties, including – he stressed – bores which had not been used for 10 years. This is far from being generous. A bore not in current use … Read more2015 Nov – Reply QRC statement – George Bender – make good

roperty Rights Australia Media Release 2015 Nov – Right to say no

  Letter to the Editor – The right to say no The background to the current debate about  farmers having  a veto over resource activity or ‘the right to say no’, is the tension between the property right of the land title holder and the mineral and petroleum crown reservation which government grants a lease … Read moreroperty Rights Australia Media Release 2015 Nov – Right to say no

Members newsletter 8th October 2015

PROPERTY RIGHTS AUSTRALIA Members’ Newsletter Thursday 8th October 2015   The return of the compliance officer The Qld Environment Minister, Steven Miles, has announced that environmental enforcement officers will enforce compliance of minimum standards on farmers so to meet targets for the Great Barrier Reef.  The concentration is on cane farmers for a start but … Read moreMembers newsletter 8th October 2015

Members’ Newsletter 24th September 2015

24th September 2015 Vegetation Management Act Environmental groups The Wilderness Society (TWS) and WWF are involved in an escalated campaign started last week to pressure the Qld ALP Palaszczuk government to reinstate the full, draconian and worst of the Vegetation Management Act (VMA).  They are clearly becoming increasingly frustrated that the government has not acted … Read moreMembers’ Newsletter 24th September 2015

Members’ Newsletter 15th September

Members’ Newsletter 15th September 2015 Conference Review by Joanne Rea The reports from the PRA conference were all positive with even some of the guest speakers commenting that every speaker was interesting over a broad range of topics. Credit needs to go to Board member Kerry for a major part of the organisation and Tricia … Read moreMembers’ Newsletter 15th September

Members newsletter 6th August 2015

PROPERTY RIGHTS AUSTRALIA Members’ Newsletter Thursday 6th August 2015   Conference It’s time for those registrations to come in.  The PRA board tried to identify those issues that were going to affect landowners in the immediate future and cover as many we could in this year’s conference at Emerald on August 21 & 22.  A … Read moreMembers newsletter 6th August 2015

Members’ Newsletter 19th June 2015

Members’ Newsletter Friday 19th June 2015 PRA Conference August Emerald This newsletter is part of a special mail out to all PRA members with information for the conference in Emerald.  Please read other enclosed pages; the board would appreciate your support by filling out the registration form to attend and encouraging others to come along … Read moreMembers’ Newsletter 19th June 2015

Property Rights Australia Media Release 01-05-15

10 May 2016 Reckless allowing Coal Seam Gas Drilling in Linc USG contamination zones Queensland farmers in Hopeland, near Chinchilla, are being battered by another round of uncertainty and stress with coal seam gas (CSG) companies approaching landowners to drill despite the Queensland Government declaring the area an Excavation Caution Zone. Property Rights Australia (PRA) … Read moreProperty Rights Australia Media Release 01-05-15

Property Rights Australia Media Release 01-05-15

1st May 2015 In April, 2014 the land Court made a watershed decision for landowners.  It recommended that Hancock Coal Pty. Ltd. not be given permission to mine coal in the Alpha Basin or in the alternative that there are a number of conditions. For Landowners the conditions were of paramount importance. They included water … Read moreProperty Rights Australia Media Release 01-05-15