Mining coup in Queensland removes public objection rights

The Queensland government has recently removed long-standing public rights to object to mines. In shades of the Bjelke-Petersen era, Queensland mines minister Andrew Cripps made fundamental changes one minute before the bill was passed by the Parliament at 11:57pm.

Read this full article by Dr Chris McGrath, Senior Lecturer, Environmental Regulation at The University of Queensland here>>

This article was adapted from an article published on 22 September 2014 on The Conversation, read the article here>

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