A dam on the Mary River at Traveston Crossing will not solve South East Queensland's water balance problems.
There are solutions that will work more reliably, cost less, be online quicker, and have much less environmental and social impact.
The dam proposal requires Federal Government approval under the EPBC act. The Queensland Government has a national and international responsibility to protect Matters of National Environmental Significance under this Act
- Here are 10 local, federal and internationally listed matters that are directly threatened by the proposal. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
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The Australian Senate held an extensive inquiry into the proposal. The overal report was critical of the State Government's behaviour and 6 of the 10 senators strongly recommended against the proposal. read more>