Now Playing: The desert song/the new moon
Topic: Rain at Last
Looking at Water Use Qld Style & some Solution
Current mood: determined
The Queensland Government of the day that is 2007, Labour lead by Ms Bligh 400% increase in mental health problems due to Traveston Dam The Nationals? Member for Gympie, David Gibson said that the environmental impact statement (EIS) for the proposed dam at Traveston Crossing has confirmed the devastating impact the dam announcement has had on the health of the residents of the Mary Valley.
(Media-Newswire.com) - The Nationals? Member for Gympie, David Gibson said that the environmental impact statement ( EIS ) for the proposed dam at Traveston Crossing has confirmed the devastating impact the dam announcement has had on the health of the residents of the Mary Valley.
"The EIS has revealed that as a result of the announcement there was a 400% increase in people from the Mary Valley presenting to the Gympie Mental Health team," Mr Gibson said.
"What makes this even more disturbing is the over representation of children and young people in these numbers.
"This Labor Government should be ashamed of what they have done and the Premier should make an unreserved apology to the people of the Mary Valley over her Government?s botched handling of the dam announcement.
"Regardless of whether you are for or against the proposed dam, I believe all Queenslanders would be disturbed at the distress experienced by our youth as a result of the failure of this Labor Government to properly plan and consult with the people who are at most affected.
"Anna Bligh has an opportunity to show compassion for the suffering experienced by people in my electorate by apologising for the failure to properly manage this process.
"That simple gesture of saying sorry would go a long way to helping those who have suffered mental health problems as a result of the dam announcement."
The EIS also identified the "need for continued adequate resourcing for primary and mental health services" in the region. ( pg 2-40 of Executive Summary )
Bligh's husband to head new department
Did not take her long to re-invent a position for her spouse. Wow, he did not quit the public service, he just took leave of his role in the Department of Premier & Cabinet so they could not be accused Of "conflict of interest!"
Now, she has created a new portfolio and made Geg Baby the Head of it, seeing he has been looking so hard for a new position.
At waterright.com harvesting smaller rains
You will find an explainmation on how better to use water that falls to the earth.
The writers are serious about preserving the environment & putting water use to a different level than relocating their neighbours by taking over their land, farms & homes and flooding the area.
We have the example of the Brisbane Valley
having been damned and still they are not satisfied.
I resent the fact that people are called mentally ill, just because someone who has gained power abuses that power.
The community must take action on water
There are countless web sites that can help you in understanding the use of water does not have to be the
building of more mega dams. It is the changes of attitudes
and a good place to look is:-