The University of Queensland and Australian Conservation Foundation

released 8 May 2019

This analysis highlights that Australia will need to implement stronger national environmental laws to address the ongoing destruction of threatened species habitat.

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The Australia Institute

released 7 May 2019

The electorate of Capricornia stands to be heavily impacted by climate change. Increasing natural disasters, drought and heatwaves will impact the community’s health, infrastructure and vital industries, particularly agriculture and mining unless decisive action is taken to tackle climate change.

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The Australia Institute

released 7 May 2019

Analysis of released documents shows that the licences bought by the Commonwealth didn’t exist until the vendors estimated the volumes of the
licences themselves, at the suggestion of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources. Due diligence was problematic. At least half of the water purchased cannot count towards water recovery targets as it was not included in the baseline diversion limits.

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Australian Conservation Foundation & Sydney Environment Institute

released 7 May 2019

This report is an independent assessment of the rehabilitation and mine closure process to date. It explores some of the concerns and constraints surrounding the rehabilitation and makes recommendations that seek to address these in order to improve the chances of the successful closure and rehabilitation of the Ranger Project Area.

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