Thursday, 20 August 2015
That the Senate notes:
(a) the importance of the Galilee Basin and Abbot Point to the future development of northern Australia;
(b) the ongoing support of the Queensland and the Australian governments for the responsible and sustainable development of the Galilee Basin and Abbot Point;
(c) the actions of anti coal activists which have delayed billions of dollars in investment and thousands of much needed jobs; and
(d) the importance of maintaining the reputation of Queensland and Australia as a mining and resource hub by removing legal loopholes that allow for the hijacking of approval processes for political purposes.