According to the QRC, there is no point to a trade mission to any of Queensland’s valued trading markets while there is uncertainty that new taxes will be imposed on resources.
Adani has meet with the Department of Environment and Science and the Coordinator General to put a timeline on finalising the outstanding management plans for the Carmichael coal project.
US coal exports to Japan were at five year highs, and a royalty hike could make US coal more attractive than Queensland coal in the Japanese market.
The QRC is calling for the full support of the Queensland Parliament to support a strong future for all mining and resources projects.
An agreement between Abbot Point Operations and the Queensland Government brings court proceedings relating to stormwater release during Cyclone Debbie to an end.
It’s time for the Queensland Labor Government to stop shifting the goal posts and let Adani get on with delivering these jobs for regional Queenslanders.
“The Palaszczuk Government must reaffirm its support for the resource industry, with a commitment for long-term royalty stability and a fair go for all projects,” says QRC.
Queensland’s independent Coordinator-General has approved the proposed Olive Downs metallurgical coal mine, with conditions to ensure local employment and manage potential impacts on the environment