Marinas cannot just be placed anywhere. Past experience has shown problems arising from the placing of marinas in innaproprite locations. There are few 'natural' harbours and all marinas have some environmental impact. Of particular importance now is for proper research to be undertaken and good governance to prevail if, and where, any infrastructure is to be placed on a coastline within a cyclone belt.
Margaret Moorhouse from Alliance to Save Hinchinbrook (ASH) was interviewed by Fiona Sewell on ABC Far North radio on 2nd June about the problems facing the Port Hinchinbrook Marina.
(Click below to listen to the interview)