Public opinion on mine site rehabilitation: Briefing note

by Rod Campbell

As the size of the clean up after the mining boom becomes apparent, mine site rehabilitation is becoming an important topic for many communities, regions and governments in Australia. A recent report on mine voids found that 6,050ha of voids will be left behind in NSW, most of which will fill with saline water, an area larger than of Sydney Harbour.

This briefing note presents the results of polling on community attitudes towards mine rehabilitation.

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