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.
The $21 billion Adani mega-mine appears certain to go ahead after getting the tick of approval from the company’s owner. Read Full Story Here
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and a group of regional mayors hope their visit to India will help convince Adani to go ahead with the $21.7 billion Carmichael coal mine. Read Full Story Here
Both sides of state politics have joined the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) to dismiss the Chappell brothers' objections to Adani's planned Carmichael coal mine. Read Full Story Here
Former Test cricketing greats Ian and Greg Chappell want Indian miner Adani to abandon its controversial Queensland coal mine plan, saying bitter opposition in Australia could even damage sporting ties. Read Full Story Here
A delegation of Australians has travelled to India to confront Gautam Adani over the proposed Carmichael coal mine, urging the business tycoon to abandon the project and protect the environment. Read Full Story Here