Calls for super trawler ban after albatross deaths

The Australian Marine Conservation Society has expressed outrage that the Geelong Star super trawler has caught and killed vulnerable marine life, this time including endangered albatross species. AMCS Fisheries Campaigner Josh Coates says that rather than sanctions, the trawler should be banned from Australian waters.

Lock the Gate calls on Liberals to return ‘tainted’ donations

The Lock the Gate alliance is calling on the Liberal Party to return what it’s calling ‘tainted donations’ from resources company Linc Energy, which is currently facing legal action from the Queensland Government for one of the largest contamination events in Queensland’s history. Carmel Flint is Lock the Gate Alliance’s National Campaign Coordinator, and she spoke to us about the details of this issue.