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Mining ban bill unproductive: CFMMEU, Resources Council

Mining ban bill unproductive: CFMMEU, Resources Council

The Queensland Resources Council and the CFMMEU have joined forces to oppose a Greens' federal bill to ban coal mining in the Galilee Basin - where Adani's controversial giant coal project is ready to go.

  • by Robyn Wuth

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Adani to make Indigenous opponent pay legal costs
Adani

Adani to make Indigenous opponent pay legal costs

Adani has indicated it expects an Indigenous traditional owner opposed to their controversial Queensland coal mine to pay more than $600,000 in legal costs.

  • by Warren Barnsley
'Sprint to the election': Anti-Adani groups target Labor
Bill Shorten

'Sprint to the election': Anti-Adani groups target Labor

Dozens of groups opposed to the proposed Adani coal mine are stepping up their national campaign, targeting Labor leader Bill Shorten.

  • by Peter Hannam
Unresolved error sets up fiery showdown over new environment laws at Labor conference
ALP

Unresolved error sets up fiery showdown over new environment laws at Labor conference

"It would be an interesting party that doesn’t respond to the position of 480 rank-and-file branches."

  • by Michael Koziol
Adani promises land 'the size of Moreton Island' to protect rare finch
Biodiversity

Adani promises land 'the size of Moreton Island' to protect rare finch

Adani has promised an offset the size of Moreton Island - 33,000 hectares - to protect the endangered black-throated finch. However, the federal Environment Minister says this plan is not yet approved.

  • by Tony Moore
Efforts to increase cycling in the capital may not work
Opinion
Opinion

Efforts to increase cycling in the capital may not work

Encouraging more Canberrans to cycle to work and other destinations is admirable, desirable and cost effective.

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Students 'march for our future' in Brisbane to stop Adani
Brisbane

Students 'march for our future' in Brisbane to stop Adani

The pressure is on federal MPs to stop Adani as thousands marched on the streets of Brisbane to take a stand against the planned mega-mine.

  • by Jocelyn Garcia
Malcolm Turnbull asked to front Reef inquiry
Adani

Malcolm Turnbull asked to front Reef inquiry

Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has been asked to front the Senate inquiry into his government's $443 million grant to the Great Barrier Reef Foundation early next year.

  • by Peter Hannam
Sir John Monash Centre deserves greater recognition
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Opinion

Sir John Monash Centre deserves greater recognition

The spectacular achievements of the Australian Corps under Sir John Monash in France have always been buried under the fanfare for the sad Gallipoli debacle.

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LNP wants Galilee Basin royalties stashed in investment fund
Tim Mander

LNP wants Galilee Basin royalties stashed in investment fund

The opposition has sought Labor support for its proposal to invest the royalties into a fund so benefits are "preserved for future generations".

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Adani faces new hurdle over huge water plan in drought-ravaged Queensland

Adani faces new hurdle over huge water plan in drought-ravaged Queensland

Environmentalists have described as unlawful the federal government's decision to wave through Adani's plan to extract millions of water a year from a central Queensland River.

  • by Nicole Hasham