Rachel Browne

Rachel Browne

Rachel Browne is a Social Affairs Reporter for Fairfax Media

Premier ignores reef concerns

Stephanie Peatling, Rachel Browne THE Queensland Premier, Campbell Newman, will not stop development in and around the Great Barrier Reef, despite a United Nations report warning the reef's survival is under threat.

Queensland puts coal before coral

Fish swim past a coral formation on Queensland’s Great Barrier Reef.

Stephanie Peatling and Rachel Browne A scathing UN report demanding Australia act to protect an endangered Great Barrier Reef is rebuffed by the federal and Queensland governments.