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