Submission to the NSW Independent Planning Commission: Bylong Coal Project

by Rod Campbell

In November 2018 The Australia Institute made a submission to the NSW Independent Planning Commission on the Bylong Coal Project. Based on its own figures, the Bylong Coal Project is a high-cost, low-quality proposal. It is unlikely to be competitive in a time when exports through Newcastle have stalled, with the port’s fourth coal terminal recently abandoned. Approving the Project will bring uncertainty rather than economic benefit.

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