Marine Parks Next Wave of Water Wars

Publication: The Australian

Author: Graham Lloyd


12/24/2010 - Beyond the crystal ocean surrounding the Abrolhos Islands off the West Australian coast, a storm is brewing for the federal government.

The controversy could rival the water wars over the Murray-Darling Basin.

Environment Minister Tony Burke has missed Labor's self-imposed deadline of the end of the year to announce the boundaries of a network of marine sanctuaries in commonwealth waters stretching from Kangaroo Island off the coast of South Australia to the Abrolhos north of Perth.

Read the full article Marine Parks Next Wave of Water Wars on The Australian's Web site.

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