Proposed Pulp and Paper Mill Stopped

Pulp and Paper Mill

Proposed Pulp and Paper Mill Stopped

  • Current Status of the ProjectCompleted
  • Starting Date15-08-2014
  • Completion Date20-08-2014
  • Project HeadJohn

Proposed pulp and paper mill opposed and stopped.

Brisbane’s off-shore  islands were fighting for their future in the early ’80s when the government proposed the introduction of a pulp paper mill…

a deep water port facility and a rail link with the mainland.  Residents rallied in opposition, led by the newly formed BIEPA, and stopped the project which undoubtedly would have cause significant industrial pollution.