Industry fumes over secret Qld environment amendment bill

QUEENSLAND miners are growing increasingly fearful that the state government is embarking on decisions that may impact the sovereign risk of resources projects without due consultation after it has been revealed a bill is being prepared that will allow mining project approvals to be retrospectively retracted or changed.

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The Queensland mining industry is concerned that an environmental bill is being pushed by the government without due consultation.

This move follows the Queensland government hiking coal mining royalty rates without due consultation with the mining industry, which, among other things, has resulted in BHP pausing investment plans