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Minister appoints panel to review Wild Rivers declarations

Admin Keep Queensland Beautiful - Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Queensland Natural Resources Minister Andrew Cripps says a new panel has been appointed to advise him on the management of the Cooper Creek, Diamantina and Georgina rivers in the state's west.

Mr Cripps addressed local government and rural industry representatives today in Longreach.

He says the former Labor state government's Wild Rivers laws have caused angst for people in western Queensland and he wants a fresh approach to restore confidence.

Read more: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-11-22/minister-appoints-panel-to-review-wild-rivers-declarations/4386216?section=qld