Adani coal mine impact by Queensland electorate

by Bill Browne

Few electorates will be clear winners if the Adani coal mine goes ahead, new research from The Australia Institute reveals.

A limited export market means that Galilee Basin coal projects like the Adani coal mine could come at the expense of Bowen and Surat Basin coal projects.

A report released today by The Australia Institute draws on modelling by coal industry analysts which shows that a big expansion of coal exports from the Galilee would have a major impact on coal production from coal mines in the Bowen and Surat basins in southern Queensland. 

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