Old Queensland mines could learn new tricks

THE Queensland government is seeking feedback on how it should manage old mine sites, with the release of two discussion papers on improving outcomes for abandoned mines and other proposals to reduce the financial, safety and environmental risks for the state.

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A creek near the Mount Oxide copper mine near Mount Isa has turned bright blue

The reports form part of the government's financial assurance reform process for the resources sector, which is promoted as a scheme to "protect the state's finances while achieving the best balance

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