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Adani produces more spin than coal

In an effort to drum up investment in its ailing Carmichael mine, Adani has again announced the project is about to get off the ground adding to its already long history of false starts, Greens spokesperson for Mining and Resources, Queensland Senator, Larissa Waters said.

“Adani are producing more spin than coal,” Senator Waters said.

“I’ve lost count of the number of times Adani has said they are about to “hit the green light” on their mega coal mine.

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NSW government will nail themselves into the same coffin as the QLD major parties

"The Queensland state election results prove that new coal projects are an economic, environmental, social, and now an electoral disaster,” says Australian Greens spokesperson for Mining & Resources and Senator for Queensland, Andrew Bartlett.

“Support for the two major parties fell to the lowest on record since 1904 because the people of Queensland are sick of politicians in the pockets of big business."

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The Adani mine continues to be a Fake Jobs Con

Greens Mining & Resources spokesperson Senator Andrew Bartlett visited Townsville today to discuss Chinese Government money financing the Adani mine.

“Labor, LNP and One Nation are lying to the people of North Queensland and now we have another example of why you can’t trust them."

“Let’s be clear: the Adani mine is a fake jobs con. It will create only a small number of permanent jobs, while putting tens of thousands of other jobs in regional Queensland at risk."

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Senate tells Turnbull to rule out public funding for Adani

The Australian Senate today supported a Greens motion calling on the government to rule out any public funding for the Adani coal mine or associated infrastructure, including via the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility. 

"Australia must not spend public money propping up a project that more than a dozen private banks have refused to finance, especially while this government is trying to cut $1 billion from clean energy", said Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Deputy Leader and spokesperson on mining.

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BHP Billiton Caroona coal plan defeated, now for jobs growth in clean industries

Greens NSW Senator Lee Rhiannon has called on the federal and NSW governments to drive job expansion in renewables, clean manufacturing and other sectors to ensure a viable future for regional NSW in the wake of the community defeat of the Caroona coalmine on the Liverpool Plains. 

“Now that the Baird government has recognised that the food bowl of the black soil plains must be protected they should commit to providing jobs growth in sustainable industries and the service sector,” Senator Rhiannon said. 

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Qld Labor approves Southern Hemisphere’s largest coal mine to cook the Reef and the planet

The Queensland Labor Government's approval of the Adani Carmichael mine is a climate pollution disaster, which threatens our Great Barrier Reef and groundwater, and delays genuine job creation.

Qld Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Deputy Leader and climate change spokesperson, said:  

"It is unbelievable in this age of global warming that any government would give environmental approval for a new coal mine, let alone the largest coal mine in the Southern Hemisphere run by an overseas company with a history of environmental destruction.

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Palaszczuk and Turnbull governments buddy up to pour more millions in to the fossil fuel industry

The Palaszczuk and Turnbull governments have together launched another taxpayer-funded handout for mining companies in Brisbane today in the form of the Mining Equipment Technology and Services Industry Growth Centre.

"The old parties are joining together to tip millions more dollars into dying fossil fuel industry," Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Deputy Leader and climate change spokesperson, said.

"Mining technology and services workers are grappling with the structural decline of the coal price and other commodities.

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