Tag: Australian Labor Party

Maritime and Transport

Rail

North Galilee Basin rail project ‘will supercharge QLD economy’

A planned rail project in Queensland will be a major boost for the local economy, the state government has said. The $2.2 billion North Galilee Basin rail project will see the construction of a 300km rail line between the proposed Carmichael coal mine and the Abbot Point coal port. Queensland's co-ordinator general has now approved…

17 Dec 2013, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Announcing Direct Action Policy Conference

The newly elected Abbott government has started fleshing out aspects of its soon-to-be implemented climate change policy. Direct Action will initiate a move from an emissions trading scheme to an Emissions Reduction Fund – A decision that has undoubtedly sparked debate from the opposition and resistance from a number of organisations. It is in this…

31 Oct 2013, by Informa Australia