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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
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Growers urge open minds in Paradise Dam debate

Bundaberg Fruit and Vegetables Growers (BFVG) have urged the community to keep an open mind about the future of Paradise Dam after the release of the Building Queensland report on the dam this week.

Save Paradise Dam campaign launches billboards

Bundaberg Fruit & Vegetable Growers’ ‘Save Paradise Dam’ Campaign has launched three billboards on the Isis Highway, near the turnoff to Cordalba.

Burnett Catchment Forum to discuss water security

The State Government has established a Burnett Catchment Industry Forum for Bundaberg Region farmers to discuss water security.

$2.4 billion cost to economy if Paradise Dam not fixed

Today a consortium of regional advocacy and industry groups released their joint economic report titled “The economic costs of inaction on Paradise Dam”.

Paradise Dam study seeks business input

A survey has been created for businesses to have their say on the impact that changes to Paradise Dam will have on their operations.

Economic study to reveal cost of reduced dam capacity

Industry representatives and Council have commissioned a study to assess the cost of failing to reinstate Paradise Dam to its full capacity.

Paradise Dam Commission of Inquiry underway

An independent Commission of Inquiry is now underway into the circumstances that contributed to the structural and stability issues at Paradise Dam, with its terms of reference released.

Paradise Dam technical reports released

Mayor Jack Dempsey has welcomed the release of the Paradise Dam technical reports and announcement of an independent inquiry in to its structural and stability issues.

Fruit and veg growers back Paradise Dam petition

Mayor Jack Dempsey has welcomed Bundaberg Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ support for his Paradise Dam petition which has already been signed by more than 2600 people.

Paradise Dam petition launched

A petition has been launched calling for Paradise Dam to be rebuilt to its original capacity and for all technical reports on its damaged wall to be released.

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