Andrew Bennett, Murwillumbah. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Westpac Bank for changing their sustainability policy which now rules out funding any new coal mines and coal fired generation projects including the proposed Adani coal mine to... Read More →
Diana Jo Faith, Newtown. We learn this week that the Indian company, Adani, which is extracting coal at the great Barrier Reef is to be charged by the Indian Government with crime and corruption. Adani has been accused of also utilising offshore havens
Australia is a nation on the move: 10,000 people are trudging towards the zombie jobs promised them in Queensland by Indian company Adani at its proposed Carmichael mine.
Adani facing fresh legal battle over planned Carmichael coal mine from the Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners a day after announcing workforce arrangements.
Brisbane [AAP] The Queensland government has invoked special powers to ensure the controversial Carmichael coal and rail project starts next year. The combined mine, rail and associated water infrastructure have all been declared critical infrastructure – the first time this... Read More →
[AAP & other sources] Traditional land owners have voted in favour of allowing a coal mine to be opened by Adani in central Queensland, but some from the Indigenous group have labelled the vote a sham. More than 300 people... Read More →
[AAP & other sources] Green groups have vowed to continue efforts to stop Australia’s largest coal mine after the Queensland government granted mining leases for the project. Indian company Adani has been granted three leases to take an estimated 11... Read More →
David Dynes, Federal. Well, what do you know? Adan’is Carmichael mine may be funded by taxpayers’ millions, as I understand the banks are pulling out.
Once again our creative prime minister has devised a bold and imaginative solution. Now it just remains to discover a credible problem to go with it. Tony Abbott’s latest wedge, to shut down the protection of the environment from its friends.
A push by the federal government to stop third-party green groups from intervening on big mining projects has been rejected as an over-reaction by influential thinktank The Australia Institute.
It seems that one dollar, a greenback, or even just one euro can go an awfully long way in the coal industry these days, writes Giles Parkinson.
The Commonwealth Bank's role as adviser to the controversial Carmichael coal mine in Queensland has ended, dealing another blow to the beleaguered project.
Indian mining giant Adani says a proposed Queensland mega-mine will help fuel a rapidly expanding overseas coal market as a new report labels it financially unviable.
The Wangan and Jagalingou (W&J) people announced on Thursday they have rejected an Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) with Indian giant Adani to build the huge Carmichael coal mine in Queensland’s Galilee Basin. The W&J are the Indigenous traditional owners... Read More →