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Closure of Straddie sand mine could cost $100m

The early closure of Stradbroke Island’s Sibelco sand mine could cost the economy between $70 and $100 million. The Queensland Government has proposed to substantively phase out sand mining on...

Breathing space for Straddie economic transition

A Bill introduced into the Queensland parliament on Tuesday proposing the end of sand mining on North Stradbroke Island in 2024 has injected some realism back into the public debate about the...

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