LABOR’S DIRECTIONLESS CRITICAL MINERALS POLICY FORGETS FUNDAMENTALS

Shadow Minister for Resources, Senator Susan McDonald has questioned the Albanese Government’s genuine desire to back Australian critical mineral interests, saying today’s funding announcement in Gladstone does not reverse the policy failures of the last two years.

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CRITICAL MINERALS & ENERGY INVESTMENT CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION, BRISBANE

I want to start my remarks by reaffirming that the Coalition is a strong and ardent supporter of the resources sector, and is committed to the future of mining in this country.

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COAL STILL KING IN QUEENSLAND

Federal Shadow Minister for Resources, Senator Susan McDonald, has labelled Queensland and Federal Labor’s attacks on Australian coal mining “utter madness” as figures show coal’s enormous contribution to Queensland’s economy.

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LABOR’S CLIMATE TRIGGER EMBRACE DANGEROUS FOR AUSTRALIA

Federal Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek’s decision to reassess approvals for 18 major coal and gas projects marks the introduction of a ‘climate trigger’ by stealth – and a dangerous moment for Australia.

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LABOR’S ANTI-RESOURCES BUDGET CUTS GAS AND CRITICAL MINERALS FUNDING

Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Senator Susan McDonald, criticised Labor’s treatment of the resources sector in its Federal Budget, slamming anti-development policies that would severely erode investor confidence and do nothing to help ease costs of living.

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LABOR’S SMOKE-AND-MIRRORS BUDGET CUTS TO CRITICAL MINERALS FUNDING

Shadow Minister for Resources, Senator Susan McDonald has slammed Labor’s announcement of $100 million in budget cuts to the $200 million Critical Minerals Accelerator Program introduced by the Coalition earlier this year, all while pretending the funding is new.

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LABOR MUST STOP TALKING DOWN MINING INDUSTRY

Shadow Minister for Resources, Senator Susan McDonald, has blasted claims made today by Resources Minister, Madeleine King, that the mining industry needs to do more to improve its image, saying Labor had done the most to sully mining’s reputation and should take responsibility.

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