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Adjunct Professor Ian McPhail: ‘Reef authority caught between devil and deep blue sea’

Professor McPhail, in The Conversation (11 March 2014) discusses the dilemma facing the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.  ‘The debate over development is increasingly virulent and hostile, but the ambiguous power arrangements can leave the Authority carrying the can for unpopular decisions, when in reality it has played only a small part in the process.’

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