News Archive

Media Releases, News Clippings and Events

Dec 7 2004 - Ningaloo to float in sea of sinking reefs: Leading scientists. 
Nov 9 2004 - On Tues 16 Nov. Professor Terry Hughes, one of the world�s leading coral reef biologists, will talk about the latest science, the condition of coral reefs and about the challenges facing Western Australia and the world. 
July 27 2004 - Media Release, Tuesday, 27 July 2004 - Ningaloo protection plan important step forward but big opportunities missed
June 14 2004 - Campaign gets an injection from David Hannan
May 3 2004- Campaign supports thrust of draft Ningaloo plan
Nov-Dec 2003 - SEA - an exhibition of artworks raises funds for Ningaloo
August 24 2003 - Nearly 800 people attended the special screening of "Finding Nemo"
July 10 - David Williams Paints for Ningaloo
July 6 - Western Australian - Ningaloo saviours rejoice at win - Cian Manton
June 8 - Western Australian Premier visits Ningaloo
MP's ears bent in battle for Ningaloo

Politicians face campaigners as Parliament opens for 2003 (25 Feb. 2003)

Rally for the Reef a success (10 Dec. 2002)!

EPA Media Release
EPA Report

Australian landscape artist, Eitan Friedman, makes a generous donation.

Toni Collette:
Oscar nominated actor seduced by Ningaloo

More support for the campaign.

This print was raffled at the Aust Surf Masters Presentation night Sat 15th June, at the Rottnest Hotel. $150.00 was raised for the Save Ningaloo campaign.

Print - Strickland Bay, Rottnest Island -
oil on canvas, by Michael Legge-Wilkinson.

The Big Splash Art Show - 20 June images
Ningaloo movies
WA author Tim Winton at the… Rescue our Reef Town Hall Meeting

Transcript of Tim Winton's speech

Fremantle Town Hall, Tuesday, 9 APRIL 2002.

Audio fle and transcript of interview with Tim Winton by ABC to be found at

The famous NINGA TURTLES were at the reconvening of the WA parliament on Tuesday March 12th.
Freo Benefit Gig - 23 Feb

Submission to the Draft Public Environment Report for the "Coral Coast Resort" development proposal at Maud's Landing in Western Australia
The Wilderness Society WA, Australian Marine Conservation Society WA, Conservation Council of WA, Australian Wildlife Conservancy

Executive Summary
Complete submission (380 kb pdf)

The Save Ningaloo crew and DUG the dugong after a waltz thru Perth handing out materials raising awareness of the threat to Ningaloo Reef

"We called him DUG because if the giant hole for the marina ever gets DUG - it will become a PORT for hundreds of boats and Ningaloo will lose its dugongs. It will become PORT DUG-LESS!" they said.

Send automated letters to stop the resort

"Resorts are standard issue worldwide. Like shopping malls, they're all essentially the same place, that is, no place." Tim Winton 25/09/01
Transcript - Radio National's Earthbeat Saturday 17/11/01
Fragile coral reefs dying worldwide under battery of pressures









































The coalition behind this campaign

Conservation Council of WAAustralian Wildlife ConservancyThe Wilderness SocietyAustralian Marine Conservation Society

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