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IMPRESSIVE: The Moranbah Gas Project (MGP) coal seam gas processing plant in the Bowen Basin. Photo Simon Green / CQ News

Farmers fight for right to say no to CSG companies

LANDHOLDERS have given emotional testimony arguing for the Federal Government to give farmers the right to refuse coal seam gas mining on their properties.

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paulrobertburton - Erina Fair

Landholders have the right to say no , it is both a fundamental human right a democratic right a constitutional right , the right of common law and a God given right. The fact that it does not legally exist at this moment is a sad reflection of our...


CANE HARVEST: Mark Heidke out in the cane fields. Photo: Mike Knott/NewsMail

Growers push for sugar deal

WITH sugar prices around US11.5 cents a pound and high input costs such as electricity, cane farmers want a bigger slice of the lucrative US sugar market.

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afairgo - Childers

no no no they will just want another hand out from The Government to keep them going Biggest welfare recipients in the country are Farmers Drought relief, Flood relief and then if they don't know what it is they call it Exceptional circumstances...

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