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NSW Government sowing seeds of ongoing mining discord

October 22, 2015

The Lock the Gate Alliance has warned the NSW Government that it is sowing the seeds of ongoing discord in rural communities by failing to consult and develop mining and planning reform in line with community expectations, after five Bills were rushed through parliament...

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Rio Tinto Warkworth mine win robs Bulga of justice

October 22, 2015

The independent planning panel’s recommendation to approve Rio Tinto’s Mount Thorley Warkworth mine expansion proposal is a blow for the Bulga community, who have fought the proposal for five years and twice won in court, says Mr John Krey, President of the Bulga Milbrodale...

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Vigils for George Bender; CSG Crisis Action Plan Launched

October 21, 2015

Community members will gather for a vigil outside the Queensland Premier's office on Thursday evening to commemorate the legacy of Queensland cotton farmer George Bender, pay respects to his family and community, and continue his work protecting communities against the threat of CSG.

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