State plan to expand Lake Eyre protection to whole catchments feared

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated January 31 2020 - 6:17am, first published January 28 2020 - 9:30am
Desert Channels Queensland staff member Peter Spence pores over the map of the proposed changes to the Lake Eyre Basin management plan.

Fears were aired in Longreach on Tuesday that proposed changes to Lake Eyre Basin legislation could give the Queensland government the ability to regulate grazing activities in the basin's 2.4 million hectare footprint in Queensland.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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