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Ipswich Koala Hotspot

February 24, 2016

A new report by the University of Queensland has found the koala population of the Ipswich region is a significant population for the conservation of this species in Australia. The report found that the Ipswich region is home to an estimated population of up...

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Coal and Gas Mining in Australia - Opportunities for National Law Reform

February 11, 2016

Report by the Australian Network of Environmental Defender's Offices (ANEDO), 2012 Nine national reforms to protect communities, food security, health, water, climate and biodiversity from the impacts of unsustainable coal and unconventional gas mining in Australia. Download the PDF version of this report

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March 07, 2014

Carving up food lands for coal transport in Central Queensland. In March 2014, Lock the Gate Alliance released a new report that reveals a Queensland Government proposal to declare a State Development Area (GBSDA) across 2 million hectares in Central Queensland, to facilitate coal...

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Draining the Lifeblood

March 30, 2013

Groundwater impacts of coal mining in the Galilee Basin The Draining the Lifeblood report [PDF 4MB], and updated estimates of cumulative water impacts, raise alarm bells about the potentially devastating impacts on groundwater resources from 9 proposed new 'mega' coal mines in the Galilee Basin, Central Queensland.  This...

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