UNDERMINED

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Miners get ‘green light’ with passing of bill Catherine Miller, Elizabeth Anderson and Quinton McCallum 24 Oct 2019 THE passage of the Mining Bill through Parliament has been met by mixed responses, with SA-Best MLC Frank Pangello calling it a … Continued

Farmers dug deep, but Mining Bill passed

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Jenny OLDLAND JOURNALIST THE state government’s contentious Mining Bill was passed by the Legislative Council last Thursday afternoon, October 17. However, the final vote of 14 in favour, seven against, carried a degree of controversy. Liberals Dennis Hood and Terry … Continued

Farmers demand review

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PAULA THOMPSON The Advertiser October 20th GRAIN Producers SA says the passing of the mining Bill means South Australian landholders will be saddled with some of the worst legal framework in the country, putting prime agricultural land at risk. In July, farmers … Continued

Mining firm sorry for emails

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CAMERON ENGLAND The Advertiser October 18th MINING company Terramin Australia has issued an unreserved apology after it was revealed in State Parliament that its lawyers had served documents on people associated with the Bird in Hand winery “to piss the … Continued

SA mining bill passes Upper House

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Stock Journal 18 Oct 2019, 10:30 a.m. THE state government’s controversial mining bill was passed in the Legislative Council today, marking the end of a long and at times heated passage through parliament. The Statutes Amendment (Mineral Resources) Bill 2018 … Continued

SOUR GRAPES?

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CAMERON ENGLAND The Advertiser October 12th How a mining firm says this winery upgrade is a blight on the Hills THE mining company behind a controversial gold project next to the Bird in Hand Winery is trying to block the … Continued

More on the Mining Bill Stockjournal

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Renegade Liberals remain firm on balancing farmer, mining rights CATHERINE MILLER 11 Jul 2019,   News HOLDING STRONG: Narrunga MP Fraser Ellis, MacKillop MP Nick McBride, Davenport MP Steve Murray and Kavel MP Dan Cregan voted against the Statutes Amendment … Continued