Senate debates

Monday, 3 December 2018


Farmers' and Landholders' Rights

4:12 pm

Photo of Anne RustonAnne Ruston (SA, Liberal Party, Assistant Minister for International Development and the Pacific) Share this | Hansard source

The regulation of onshore mining activities is a state responsibility. The government recognises the importance of farmers' rights over their land but also the value and economic importance of secure rights to exploration and development. The government encourages states to balance all of these factors when legislating these matters.


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