Original article by Perry Williams
The Australian – Page: 17 & 20 : 12-Nov-18
Modelling by EY suggests that mining rehabilitation laws that have been proposed by Queensland’s Treasurer Jackie Trad could lead to the closure of 16 mines and have a $100 billion impact on the state’s mining sector. The Queensland division of the CFMMEU and the Queensland Resources Council have jointly called on the state government to split its proposed legislation and enter into further negotiations over disputed aspects of the bill.
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