A blog about Lamb Island in Moreton Bay, Queensland – a unique little paradise under forty kilometres as the seagull flies from Brisbane CBD.

Monday, September 16, 2013

Beautiful one day, exploited the next.

This shot from beside the Lamb Island swimming enclosure shows a huge sand hill over there on the distant North Stradbroke Island. It’s the result of extractive sand-mining, and although the overseas-owned company involved is required to re-vegetate, it’s not exactly what one might expect to find happening in the middle of what’s supposed to be a National Park, is it?