John Sinclair (environmentalist)
|Born||13 July 1939|
Maryborough, Queensland, Australia
|Died||3 February 2019(aged 79)|
Born in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia, Sinclair fought for thirty years to protect Fraser Island, and succeeded in stopping logging of the island's rainforest, and sand mining by multinational corporations.
Sinclair was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in the 2014 Australia Day Honours for "distinguished service to conservation and the environment, through advocacy and leadership roles with a range of organisations, and to natural resource management and protection".
- Global 500 Forum:  (archived webpage)
- Goldman Environmental Prize: John Sinclair Archived 4 December 2007 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on 15 November 2007)
- John Sinclair Trust for Conservation Official Website
- "John Sinclair". honours.pmc.gov.au. Retrieved 2019-02-07.
- Moore, Tony (2019-02-04). "The conservationist who stopped mining on Fraser Island dies at 79". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2019-02-07.
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