The Cooloola Conflict

excerpt from 'The Cooloola Conflict' by The Noosa Parks Association and the Cooloola Committee - available from The Noosa Parks Association

"The story of the battle for Cooloola dates back to 1963, when sand mining companies first cast acquisitive eyes on the Cooloola sand mass.

The Noosa Parks Association, which had originated in 1962 to resove certain land use conflicts connected with the boundaries of the Noosa National Park, was thus fortuitously placed to organise opposition to proposals to mine the high dunes................."

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