Monday, 11 November 2019
Wallarah 2 Coal Project
The Wallarah 2 Coal Project will produce up to five million tonnes of high quality thermal coal a year, creating over 1,100 direct and indirect jobs during construction and over 850 direct and indirect jobs during operations. The project has a 10 per cent Indigenous employment target, and its high-quality coal will provide affordable electricity for millions of people. The project was approved under the EPBC Act in January 2019. The approval requires a water management plan to be in place before mining. This project was assessed almost seven years ago.