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The recent decision by the state and commonwealth government to approve the development of Great Keppel Island is disappointing and short sighted. Permanent, irreversible damage to the island and the Great Barrier Reef will result. Of greatest concern is the … Continue reading
Can’t fit your point of view in our online petition? Outlined below is an example of a letter that can be sent to the Commonwealth Minister who is responsible for assessing the development. Remember to be clear and concise if … Continue reading
We are receiving numerous requests about Great Keppel Island and the resort proposed by GKI Resort Pty Ltd. Below are some fast facts to help resolve the queries and concerns you have raised. Great Keppel Island is situated within the Great Barrier … Continue reading
The Rockhampton Airport is owned by the Regional Council and its rate payers. Leavies from passengers and freight from flights in and out of the airport fund its operation. When operating at a profit, these funds assist in subsidising Council … Continue reading
Construction of the proposed marina at Putney Beach requires the dredging and excavation of coral within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. This proposal will result in the loss of coral and habitat for marine life at Putney Point and Passage Rocks, Great … Continue reading
Here it is! It’s taken some time and lots of discussion with locals but finally a true revitalisation plan for Great Keppel Island. This plan provides for tourists but doesn’t ignore the local person who wants to enjoy the island … Continue reading
GKI Resorts Pty Ltd plan of development requires a significant area of public land. This land is currently available to any member of the public and regardless of their economic or social status. This will change if GKI Resorts plan … Continue reading
Some recent photos of whales passing through the Passage Rocks at Great Keppel Island. Three (3) whales were sighted over the navigation channel of the proposed marina. Will this continue when the marina is operational? Supporting For further information, please … Continue reading
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Check out our gallery of photos which show the area of development and what is planned by GKI Resort Pty Ltd. We will be adding to this page regularly so visit us again soon.