Tuesday Aug 26
The Star Online
Australia the new casino hotspot
AUSTRALIA is emerging as the latest hotspot for casino operators as they look to attract Asia's high rollers to the gaming tables as well as its pristine beaches and popular centres like the Great Barrier Reef.
Qld coal railway labelled a 'train wreck'
If you're a Queensland farmer, tourist operator, manufacturer or coal miner, the approval of a major coal railway is bad news, activists and analysts say.
Australia warns of poor outlook for Great Barrier Reef
Australia's Great Barrier Reef remains under threat despite efforts to rein in major sources of damage to the World Heritage-listed icon, the government said on Tuesday.
Massive coal mine won't affect Great Barrier Reef: Hunt
Environment Minister Greg Hunt has hit back at criticism of his approval for Australia's largest coal mine, insisting it will not have a big impact on the Great Barrier Reef.
Will Reef come to grief from dredging?
AFTER an earlier report appeared to show dredging had little impact on coral reefs, a new study may settle the issue.