As reports and submissions are prepared they will be placed here for downloading.

 Save the Mary River report.  

This is the initial response of the local residents to the proposal

Threatened Fauna Report.  

A report on the effect of the dam on rare and threatened species prepared by the MRCCC

Water for the Future

An excellent report by the MRCCC on sustainable water use options

Commercial Fisheries Report

A report/response from the independant Trawlers Association Inc.

Cooloola Shire Report

A submission to the State Government from Cooloola Shire

Fragile Futures (new)

The adverse effect of dams on downstream flows - Dr. Stuart Bunn & Prof. Angela Arthrington

WWF Dam Report (new) 

To dam or not to dam.  Five years on from the World Commission on Dams.

Paradise Dam Least Cost Planning Study (new)

A Burnett Region final draft report on the least cost planning by Institute for Susutainable Futures, March 2002

Economic Viability of the Burnett Dam (new)

A critique of economic viability of Burnett River Dam development: Predicted levels of future water demand according to irrigators' ability to pay.

A Report on the Mary River Turtle (new)

Environmental impacts of dams on the regionally endemic turtles of the Mary River.

Effects of water infrastructure on freshwater turtles.

A summary report from AFTCRA (Australian Freshwater Turtle Conservation and Research Associaton)  This website is hosted by

Save the Mary River!  there are much better options for Brisbane's water!