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Anthony Albanese backs Adani coalmine but criticises proposed Collinsville power plant

Anthony Albanese backs Adani coalmine but criticises proposed Collinsville power plant

The ALP leader says a feasibility study into a new coal-fired power station in Queensland is ‘hush money’ for climate scepticsAnthony Albanese says he supports jobs and economic activity from the
Queensland signs off Adani's plan for endangered black-throated finch

Queensland signs off Adani's plan for endangered black-throated finch

Environment department says process has been rigorous but critics warn approved plan puts bird at risk of extinctionThe Queensland government has signed off on Adani’s black-throated finch management
Federal election 2019: Chris Bowen pulls out of Labor leadership race – as it happened

Federal election 2019: Chris Bowen pulls out of Labor leadership race – as it happened

Anthony Albanese is currently the only candidate, as Palaszczuk seeks Adani approval timeline by Friday. This blog has now closed‘Fed up’: Queensland premier calls for Adani coalmine approvals
Coal industry urges re-elected Morrison government to build new coal plants

Coal industry urges re-elected Morrison government to build new coal plants

The Coal Council calls on Labor to reverse many of its climate policies after strong election swings against itThe coal industry has begun lobbying the re-elected Morrison government to support
Adani deal with Myanmar military-linked company raises human rights alarm

Adani deal with Myanmar military-linked company raises human rights alarm

Australian expert worries Queensland coal may help fund armed forces accused of genocideThe Adani Group has signed a US$290m commercial deal with a holding company controlled by the Myanmar armed
Federal election 2019: 'I'm not running for pope, I'm running for prime minister,' Morrison says – politics live

Federal election 2019: 'I'm not running for pope, I'm running for prime minister,' Morrison says – politics live

PM says he’s disappointed Bill Shorten is trying to exploit his answers to questions about whether gay people go to hell. All the day’s events, live 7.46am BST The Australian has reported on an
I'm willing to go to jail to stop Adani and save our beloved country. Will you stand with me? | Richard Flanagan

I'm willing to go to jail to stop Adani and save our beloved country. Will you stand with me? | Richard Flanagan

In this anti-Adani rally speech, novelist Richard Flanagan says the fight against the Carmichael coalmine defines the fight against the climate crisisI grew up in a remote mining town. I know the
'Environment crisis': Wilderness Society pursues parties over election commitments

'Environment crisis': Wilderness Society pursues parties over election commitments

Exclusive: Green group’s intervention seen as a hurry up to Labor, which is yet to produce its final policyAn influential green group is seeking concrete commitments from the major parties and
Election-eve bullying of Price on Adani an appalling system breakdown | Katharine Murphy

Election-eve bullying of Price on Adani an appalling system breakdown | Katharine Murphy

The Coalition showed unseemly haste to get an approval through before the election was called When it comes to the controversial Adani coalmine, and the politics surrounding it, politics that will
Scott Morrison says of Peter Dutton's meeting with Chinese billionaire: 'Nothing to see here' – as it happened

Scott Morrison says of Peter Dutton's meeting with Chinese billionaire: 'Nothing to see here' – as it happened

Prime minister defends both his home affairs minister and his environment minister. All the day’s events. 6.18am BST On that note, we are going to call it a day.The Clayton’s campaign will roll into
Mathias Cormann reveals last-minute timing of Newstart backdown – as it happened

Mathias Cormann reveals last-minute timing of Newstart backdown – as it happened

Prime minister on the campaign trail in Queensland as Mathias Cormann refuses to tell Penny Wong the cost of the Coalition government’s advertising. This blog has now closedAdani coalmine: Morrison
Zali Steggall says Labor needs to commit to stopping Adani coalmine

Zali Steggall says Labor needs to commit to stopping Adani coalmine

Independent challenging Tony Abbott says Shorten’s climate change policy isn’t ‘ambitious enough’Zali Steggall on challenging Tony Abbott – Australian politics live podcast The high-profile
Pacific nations under climate threat urge Australia to abandon coal within 12 years

Pacific nations under climate threat urge Australia to abandon coal within 12 years

Frustrated leaders appeal to ‘all OECD countries’ to phase out use as Australia signals support for new plantsPacific countries vulnerable to climate change have urged Australia to abandon coal power
Native title system 'embeds racism', Australia's first Indigenous silk says

Native title system 'embeds racism', Australia's first Indigenous silk says

Tony McAvoy says Indigenous people must ‘resist, in whatever fashion we can’ to protect land and cultureAustralia’s first Indigenous silk, Tony McAvoy, says the native title system “embeds racism” and
Matt Canavan's optimistic coal forecast contradicts his own department

Matt Canavan's optimistic coal forecast contradicts his own department

Minister says ‘we’d be mad not to’ mine Galilee basin, despite report showing steep price drop from 2020A senior federal minister has claimed new coal export figures strengthen the investment case for
Indigenous group hid more than $2m in payments from Adani mining giant

Indigenous group hid more than $2m in payments from Adani mining giant

Exclusive: directors were paid cash for invalidated cultural assessments of Abbot PointA north Queensland Indigenous organisation kept secret more than $2m in payments by the Adani mining company,
George Christensen reported to police over gun photo aimed at 'greenie' rivals

George Christensen reported to police over gun photo aimed at 'greenie' rivals

Screenshot from Queensland LNP politician’s Facebook page is sent to police by Greens candidate Ben Pennings who said he received death threatsThe Queensland LNP politician George Christensen has been
Coalition accuses Labor of Adani backflip to woo Batman voters – as it happened

Coalition accuses Labor of Adani backflip to woo Batman voters – as it happened

Sam Dastyari resigns and Jim Molan and John Alexander sworn in, as MPs return for the first sitting week of 2018, but 2017’s dramas still loom large. Follow all the day’s events and more … 6.08am GMT
Batman byelection: Adani casts long shadow over former Labor stronghold

Batman byelection: Adani casts long shadow over former Labor stronghold

A changing electorate has left Bill Shorten’s party vulnerable to environmental issues after the David Feeney’s exitThe Melbourne electorate of Batman is more than 1,700km south of the proposed Adani
Adani mining giant likely to face fresh scrutiny over financial fraud allegations

Adani mining giant likely to face fresh scrutiny over financial fraud allegations

India’s finance secretary has called for decision clearing company of allegations of siphoning huge sums into tax havens to be reviewedThe Adani Group is likely to again have to answer allegations it