QLD Government investigation into New Acland and drained farm bores was flawed: New report

Published: October 23, 2019

A new independent scientific review has found major failings with a Queensland Government investigation into the loss of water in farming bores near the New Acland Coal Mine, with farmers now pointing the finger at the mine for causing the drainage.

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Berejiklian back down: NSW Government capitulates to coal lobby

Published: October 22, 2019

A NSW Government proposal to prevent the Independent Planning Commission from considering downstream climate emissions when assessing mining projects is a terrible mistake that will be remembered by future generations, according to Lock the Gate Alliance. 

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China First mine puts farmers last

Published: October 22, 2019

Clive Palmer’s Waratah Coal company has been condemned after it submitted an Environment Authority and Mining Lease application for the destructive Galilee Coal Project - previously called “China First”.

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Farmers call on Premier to protect beautiful Bylong forever

Published: October 22, 2019

Local farmers from the Bylong Valley have launched a new TV advertisement calling for permanent protection from mining, following what they have described as an insulting campaign by the Minerals Council of NSW.

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ICAC to hear of mining lobby’s undue influence as Planning Minister moves to abolish IPC

Published: October 21, 2019

The ICAC’s Operation Eclipse, which is examining lobbying and influence in NSW, will today hear evidence about the undue negative influence of the mining industry.

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