Mining under LNP undermining Abbott

The Queensland Greens say more needs to be done to protect residents and farmers from the impacts of coal seam gas and large coal mines, despite some Federal Government future safeguards.

Wandoan coal mine decision hits Reef and farmland

This afternoon’s decision by the Land Court to recommend the approval of the 30 mega tonne per annum coal mine in Wandoan is more bad news for the world heritage Great Barrier Reef and the 67,000 Australians who depend on the Reef for their livelihood.