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High Court To Hear Acland Appeal

High Court To Hear Acland Appeal

A new chapter in the long running saga of New Hope’s proposed coal mine expansion at Acland began on Friday when the Oakey Coal Action Alliance (OCAA) was granted special leave to appeal to the High Court.

High Court Key To Acland

High Court Key To Acland

The State Government’s decision on the future of New Hope’s Acland Stage 3 coal mine is still awaiting the outcome of legal action.

Petition Backs Acland Expansion

Petition Backs Acland Expansion

A petition signed by almost 1750 people in support of the Revised Stage 3 expansion at the New Acland coal mine will be presented in State Parliament next month.

MP Welcomes New Acland Orders

MP Welcomes New Acland Orders

Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington has welcomed the issuing of final orders by the Supreme Court on Monday in regards to the proposed Stage 3 coal mine expansion at Acland.

New Hope Launches Acland Review

New Hope Launches Acland Review

A judicial review of last year’s recommended rejection of the controversial Stage 3 expansion of the New Acland coal mine is listed to begin in the Brisbane Supreme Court on Monday.

Acland Farmers Celebrate Small Win

Acland Farmers Celebrate Small Win

Farmers in the Acland area are celebrating following a decision by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science to reject environmental approval for New Acland Coal’s Stage 3 mine expansion.

Court Rules Against
Acland Mine Expansion

Court Rules Against<br> Acland Mine Expansion

Farmers will be rejoicing following a decision which effectively axed the Stage 3 expansion of Acland Mine

New Hope Coal ‘Paying
Acland Royalties To Itself’

New Hope Coal ‘Paying<br> Acland Royalties To Itself’

The anti-mining group Lock The Gate has alleged that New Hope Coal has been paying royalties to itself from the controversial Acland coal mine.

1300 Objectors To Mine Expansion

1300 Objectors To Mine Expansion

More than 1300 people have objected to the proposed expansion of New Hope’s Acland mine, according to the Lock The Gate Alliance.

Anti-Mine Group Praises Acland ‘Review’

Anti-Mine Group Praises Acland ‘Review’

The anti-mining group Lock the Gate has welcomed comments by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk on Sydney radio about the proposed expansion to the Acland coal mine.