Central Queensland community votes decisively against new coal mine in heart of coal country

Published: October 27, 2020

A country town in the heart of Queensland’s coalfields has voted overwhelmingly against a proposed new coal mine, in a landmark development for the region and the state. 

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Mining in the dark: Department’s own expert testimony suggests Russell Vale poses serious risk to Sydney’s drinking water

Published: October 23, 2020

Dire expert warnings highlighting a serious risk of subsidence in the Sydney Water Catchment area if Wollongong Coal’s planned Russell Vale expansion goes ahead were overruled by the NSW Planning Department.

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Landholders rally in response to APA’s renewed pipedreams and subsidiary secrecy revelations

Published: October 21, 2020

North west NSW landholders say they are more determined than ever to stop gas pipeline company APA Group from carving a path of destruction through their land and the environment.

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Traditional Owner rejects Origin Energy fracking plans at company’s AGM

Published: October 20, 2020

A senior Traditional Owner from Marlinja community and Native Title holder for the area surrounding Origin Energy’s Beetaloo Exploration Project has told the company it is not welcome on his homelands during its Annual General Meeting.

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Rigged Russell Vale recommendation: Concerns raised that NSW Planning advice to Wollongong Coal is unlawful

Published: October 19, 2020

Lock the Gate Alliance has raised concerns that contradictory Planning Department advice provided to Wollongong Coal suggesting the mining company could remove 10 million litres from the Sydney water drinking catchment without obtaining a water licence may be unlawful.

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