Strategic Cropping Land-Mitigation Arrangements

18th October 2011 Strategic Cropping Land-Mitigation Arrangements Property Rights Australia is not and has never been opposed to the protection of strategic cropping land against the excesses of mining and coal seam gas. However the recently released SCL SPP 1/92 does not relate to mining or coal seam gas. It is specifically aimed at agriculture … Read moreStrategic Cropping Land-Mitigation Arrangements

IS THE CONDAMINE ALLUVIUM WORTH FIGHTING FOR

2nd August IS THE CONDAMINE ALLUVIUM WORTH FIGHTING FOR? Dear Members Last week the Senate standing Committee on Rural Affairs and Transport held hearings in Dalby, Roma and Brisbane. This is a huge issue and one which has farmers locked in a David and Goliath struggle. Never has a disregard for agriculture and property rights … Read moreIS THE CONDAMINE ALLUVIUM WORTH FIGHTING FOR

Election of Property Rights Australia Board

21st July 2011 Report to Members In an election at the first teleconference of the new board put in place at the Annual Conference, Joanne Rea and I swapped jobs.  She is Chairman, I am Treasurer and Lee McNicholl is Vice-Chairman. I only ever intended to hold the job of chairman for twelve months in … Read moreElection of Property Rights Australia Board

Background to Chairman’s Letter Country Life 24th March 2011

25th March 2011                                                Background to Chairman’s Letter Country Life 24th March Many of you may not get the Country Life so will not see this letter to the editor.  The incident referred to took place on Scott and Anne Simpson’s property “Tara” on the flood plain south of Bollon.  We have supported this case … Read moreBackground to Chairman’s Letter Country Life 24th March 2011

Issue Of Week QLD Country Life 24 March 2011

24th March 2011PROPERTY RIGHTS AUSTRALIAMedia ReleaseThe administration of vegetation acts in Qld and NSW strips suspected clearing offenders of all normal civil rights. Ashley McKay in his landmark case, after seven court appearances in six years and the expenditure of half a million dollars, had his case thrown out with crown witnesses providing inconsistent evidence.A … Read moreIssue Of Week QLD Country Life 24 March 2011

We are reminded once again this country was formed by drought, floods, and wind and water erosion

15th February 2011  Dear members Weather Here we are in February, many of us with the wettest twelve months in memory behind us.  Our deepest sympathy goes out to all those displaced by flood waters and cyclones and those industries suffering substantial damage (and that’s most). We are reminded once again that this country was … Read moreWe are reminded once again this country was formed by drought, floods, and wind and water erosion

Country Life Article 16th December 2010

21st December 2010 Click to view full size.   Coal Seam Gas and LNP I met the member for Callide, Jeff Seeney MLA, in politics nearly 30 years ago and we’ve been involved in one two situations, backing each other, ever since…… that is, until yesterday. Last week, board member Joanne Rea and I attended … Read moreCountry Life Article 16th December 2010

Reply to Queensland Country Life article 16/12/10 CSG groups should note PRA example

21st December 2010 Media Release As Chairman and the only authorised spokesman for the Property Rights Australia Board, I am mystified at Shadow Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy, Jeff Seeney bringing PRA into his debate on his differences with his colleagues and constituents as reported in QCL, 16th Dec, “CSG Groups should note … Read moreReply to Queensland Country Life article 16/12/10 CSG groups should note PRA example

Lock The Gate campaign, Gasland Movie, Land Access Agreements, Forests and Court

29th November 2010 PROPERTY RIGHTS AUSTRALIA Sunday, 28th November. At the time of writing Sunday 28th, there is a chance another state Labor government has fallen in Victoria. Meanwhile, in Qld, we have had the most extraordinary ten days in politics. With the threat of radical action by farmers in the coal seam gas areas … Read moreLock The Gate campaign, Gasland Movie, Land Access Agreements, Forests and Court

Coal Seam Gas and the Standard Conduct and Compensation Agreement

9th November 20109th November 2010Attention Members Update Coal Seam Gas and the Standard Conduct and Compensation Agreement.Now that the Federal Government has given the Coal Seam Gas Industry a tick of approval with conditions it will be full steam ahead to get as many landowners to grant concessions as possible.  We urge extreme caution with … Read moreCoal Seam Gas and the Standard Conduct and Compensation Agreement

Regulation Outrage

22nd October 2010 PROPERTY RIGHTS AUSTRALIA22nd October 2010Regulation OutrageAs mentioned in a previous newsletter civil unrest is occurring all the way from Cape York to Perth fuelled by government policies pandering to the extreme environmental agenda.A one billion dollar bauxite mine has been put on hold by Minister Robertson’s arbitrary decision to extend a 200m … Read moreRegulation Outrage

Ad Hominem attack on Professor Bob Carter

11th October 2010RIGHTS AUSTRALIA 11th October 2010 Ad hominem attack on Professor Bob Carter Professor Bob Carter has had to endure a cowardly attack on the ABC Science Show Saturday 2nd October by a Robert Ward. Following is an expanded version of a comment I was unsuccessful in posting on the ABC comments blog. With … Read moreAd Hominem attack on Professor Bob Carter

Vegetation Management and 2010 Federal Election

17th August 2010  Monday 16th August 2010 Dear Members Vice-Chairman Lee McNichol and Family are in Africa, with him playing Rugby and we expect his first hand account of this fascinating continent when he returns. Treasurer Joanne Rea is in England/Europe for a month, with her husband Elwyn playing Veterans Cricket.  They will notice the … Read moreVegetation Management and 2010 Federal Election

Beef Crisis Meeting at Paradise Lagoon

19th July 2010 PROPERTY RIGHTS AUSTRALIA19th July 2010 Beef Crisis meetingFirst of all, a few comments on the Beef Crisis meeting at Paradise Lagoons on Friday, 16th July attended by some estimates by up to 700 people.A comprehensive cross section of industry participants put a very compelling case for a change of direction.There were calls … Read moreBeef Crisis Meeting at Paradise Lagoon

Native Vegetation Laws, Greenhouse Gas Abatement, and Climate Change Measures

10th May 2010Property Rights Australia welcomes the report of The Senate Finance and Public Administration References Committee into Native Vegetation Laws, Greenhouse Gas Abatement, and Climate Change Measures. They have recognised, at last, that a small group of Australians, namely landholders and rural communities have borne the brunt of community environmental objectives.Significant recognition of many … Read moreNative Vegetation Laws, Greenhouse Gas Abatement, and Climate Change Measures