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Clean Air Queensland calls on the ALP to save Acland this ANZAC Day

April 24, 2015

Clean Air Queensland (CAQ) campaigners today called on the State Government to save the Darling Downs’ town of Acland from further devastation by rejecting the expansion of the New Hope’s coal mine.  The mine already surrounds the Acland War Memorial in Tom Doherty Park,...

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Indigenous icon saved from CSG mining in Far Nth Qld

April 22, 2015

  The Djungan people of Queensland’s southern Cape York area are elated that the threat of coal seam gas exploration and mining at Ngarrabulgan (Mt Mulligan), pictured above, has passed for now. Last week, the Djungan learned that the application for an Authority to...

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City dwellers tour Qld country regions impacted by mining

April 17, 2015

City folk depart Brisbane today to see for themselves the dreadful conditions country people are suffering because of mining developments in the Darling and Western Downs. Tour organiser, Annette Hutchins from the Bridging the Divide group said landholders and communities were suffering “intolerable impositions”...

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Queensland Labor's Acland promise can and should be kept

April 16, 2015

The Lock the Gate Alliance says it has obtained legal advice confirming the Palaszczuk government can reject the expansion of the New Acland coal mine and rectify tarnished decision-making and murky approvals for donations scandal that plagued saw the controversial approved by the Newman...

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