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Fate of Bimblebox Nature Refuge hangs in the balance

 Bimblebox Nature Refuge, a precious 8,000 hectare ecological sanctuary part-established with taxpayers’ money, is under threat from a proposed 30 megatonne open cut coal mine which would directly destroy over half of the refuge.

Australian Greens environment spokesperson Senator Larissa Waters questioned federal department officials in Senate Estimates this week, seeking answers as to how the fate of Bimblebox will be decided.

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