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Green light for Surat Basin domestic gas project

Queensland has given the green light to a new Surat Basin based project which will see more gas made available for  the domestic market. “Last month I announced that a joint venture between Santos...

QGC lng gas Surat Basin

Big investment in gas spurs 300+ jobs in Surat Basin

One of the nation’s natural gas operators is making a major investment in the Surat Basin’s gas fields, creating hundreds of jobs in the process. QGC recently announced a new program for...

Anthony Lynham gas fuel

Tenders called for CSG Pilot Project in the Surat Basin

Energy producers will soon express interest in mining coal-seam gas (CSG) in Queensland’s Surat Basin, potentially creating hundreds of new jobs. The Queensland Department of Natural Resources and...

Anthony Lynham mining

Pilot exploration project coming to Surat Basin

Queensland’s coal-seam gas rich Surat Basin yields a new opportunity for a pilot exploration project that could create hundreds of jobs. The State Government recently agreed to release about 58...

Minister Anthony Lynham with Diona contractors

Laws finally changed to protect miners against black lung

Authorities have yielded to widespread concerns about the horrifying effects of black lung, and passed new rules to protect Queensland coal miners from the deadly disease. Queensland Parliament will...

BLACK LUNG: X-rays to be “double-checked”

The Queensland Government has launched a boosted x-ray screening system, which will see coal miners’ x-rays “double-checked” overseas. Natural Resources and Mines Minister Dr...

Landholders given right to object mines

Landholders will have the right to protect their key farm infrastructure from mining and community members will have their objection rights restored under legislation introduced to State Parliament...