The Queensland Resources Council has identified the deep flaws in the Mineral Resources Amendment Bill, which is currently being assessed by a Parliamentary Committee.
“The robust performance of the sector has delivered tangible benefits for all Australians including across the coal regions of Queensland and NSW,” says Coal Council of Australia.
The resources sector is delivering – one in eight jobs in Queensland are supported by coal, minerals, petroleum and gas industries in the state.
New data from Queensland’s ports has revealed total coal exports of 223 million t, surpassing the last record by 2 million t set in 2016.
The contract will deliver an expansion on the first phase of the project at the Byerwen coal mine in Queensland, Australia.
Protests have been conducted by Frontline Action on Coal against the proposed thermal coal project in Queensland, Australia.
The bill would cost jobs and would fail to have any impact on global demand for thermal coal, says QRC
The Bill undermines rigorous and thorough approval processes at both state and Commonwealth level with which all major mining projects must comply.