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Clouds over the Sunshine State

In The Australian (25.9.14), Stephen Keim and Alex McKean describe the late-night change to Queensland’s Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Bill 2014, as a ‘landmark in anti-democratic abuse of parliamentary process’ which means the ability of the Land Court to scrutinise these massive projects in the Galilee, and elswhere, has now been “disappeared” under the cover of night’.

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