1997 – Doral, a subsidiary of Iwatani International Corporation of Japan acquired the Glenella quartz deposit (near Cowra) and did a preliminary feasibility study into the establishment of a silicon smelter.
1998 – Doral and Portman joined forces to do a detailed feasibility study – Portman would contribute $1.0 million towards the cost of the study to gain a 50% interest in the Project.
May 1999 – Portman increased its interest in the Joint Venture to 90% and has expended approximately $7.3 million on the project to 30 June 2001.
October 2001 – Quaestus Ltd shareholders approved the acquisition of Portman Ltd’s 90 per cent stake in the Lithgow silicon project. Portman will receive 36.5 million shares in Quaestus valued at $7.3 million which will deliver it a 66 per cent stake in the company called Australian Silicon Ltd.
- Forests 2021-07-18
- Eurobodalla Koala Recovery Strategy Revised Edition released July 2021 2021-07-10
- Letter of support for Batemans Bay Heritage Museum grant application to the Foundation for Regional Renewal and Recovery to conduct a one-day workshop on Volunteer / Member Recruitment and Retention 2021-06-29
- Save Mogo’s Forests! 2021-06-26
- Coastwatchers co-signs open letter to Kristy McBain MP re EPBC Act June 2021 2021-06-26
- Coastwatchers Submission to Legislative Council Inquiry into the long term sustainability and future of the timber and forest products industry – June 4th 2021 2021-06-09
- Conservationists call for new logging policies, fearing for critically endangered swift parrot – ABC News – 2021-06-03
- Public Launch of the Draft Revised Eurobodalla Koala Recovery Strategy – Monday May 3rd, 10am at Mossy Point 2021-05-02
- Legislation governing the clearing of native vegetation 2021-04-19
- ESC Media Release: Council powers up with renewable energy – April 2021 2021-04-13