Great Barrier Reef: Mega ports or Marine Park? – Q&A event | Brisbane, 14 May

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Four experts will discuss the danger of accelerating port development, at the Great Barrier Reef: Mega Ports or Marine Park? speaker event which is hosted by the Australian Marine Conservation Society.

Come to a forum to hear about the threat from port expansion, dredging, dumping and increased shipping to the Great Barrier Reef and what you can do to help.

Hear insights from a former CEO of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, learn about current legal actions against dredging and dumping in the Reef, get the latest on the economics of port expansion on the Reef and hear an underwater perspective about the state of the Reef from an experienced dive instructor.


  • John Tanzer (WWF International)
  • Jo-Anne Bragg (Environmental Defenders Office)
  • Tony Fontes (Whitsunday Dive Instructor)
  • Laura Eadie (CPD Sustainable Economy Program, Research Director)

Laura will share insights from her All boom, no benefit? and Too many ports in a storm reports.


14 May 2014 6:30pm


Queensland Museum Theatre
Melbourne St
South Brisbane


Seats are limited!

Register your ticket here for this free Q and A event.


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