MEDIA RELEASE: Failed court case leaves no one accountable for toxic mess in the Harbour
Posted by Jennie Oceans · November 13, 2020 11:02 AM
Keep Top End Coasts Healthy has today expressed concern over the failed prosecution of the owners and masters of a cargo ship following a major oil spill in Darwin Harbour on 19 August 2016. The NT environment Protection Agency has failed to prosecute and today, Local Court Judge John Neill dismissed the case.
Posted by Jennie Oceans · November 09, 2020 1:17 PM
A significant milestone is approaching – on 5 March 2021 the NT Government will decide on whether to extend or lift the Moratorium on seabed mining, or to ban it permanently in the Top End. Seabed mining, if allowed, would devastate the Top End’s unique coasts and seas, culture, livelihoods and fishing lifestyle.
Media Release: It’s time for the Chief Minister to fund his election commitment for our Coasts
Posted by Anastasia Mortimer · October 12, 2020 9:41 AM
In the lead up to the NT Budget, the Keep Top End Coasts Healthy alliance is calling on the NT Government to deliver on its election promise and allocate the necessary funding to implement the Plan for our Coasts.
Media Release: Seabed mining an unacceptable risk to Top End coasts
Posted by Anastasia Mortimer · October 01, 2020 1:59 PM
Conservation groups and tourism operators are calling for a permanent ban on seabed mining in the Top End, saying it would have an unacceptable impact on the Top End’s unique coastal waters, tourism and fishing lifestyle.
MEDIA RELEASE: TERRITORY COASTS SCOOP THE POOL THIS ELECTION
Posted by Anastasia Mortimer · August 27, 2020 12:55 PM
The Keep Top End Coasts Healthy alliance congratulates Chief Minister Michael Gunner and his Territory Labor team on being returned to government and looks forward to working with them to deliver their commitment to protect our Top End coasts.
Media Release: New report reveals action needed to prevent further decline of Darwin Harbour’s health
Posted by Anastasia Mortimer · August 20, 2020 10:20 AM
A new report finds the health of Darwin Harbour is in decline and a failure of successive governments to implement a Harbour wide plan with strategic oversight and adequate funding to protect its environmental, cultural, social and economic values.