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Allegations Government is delaying Adani

Thursday 5th of January 2017 11:41:08 AM

It has been claimed by the State Opposition that the Palaszczuk Government’s declaration of Adani’s Carmichael coal mine as a "prescribed and critical infrastructure project". was just for publicity.

Shadow Mines Minister Andrew Cripps said a Question on Notice from the LNP Opposition revealed the Coordinator-General had not yet intervened to progress any approvals associated with Adani's project.

However in response State Development, Natural Resources and Mines Minister Anthony Lynham said the Coordinator-General had not formally intervened because in his assessment there had been no delays requiring his intervention.

The Carmichael mine is expected to generate hundreds of jobs.


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