National Farmers' Federation

Mining and Onshore Gas policy

June 2016

The acceleration of mining and onshore gas development in Australia and how these industries interact with Australian Agriculture has been the cause of much debate and consternation over recent years. This public policy debate has resulted in calls for the protection of waters sources, the preservation of agricultural land, veto rights, or better defined property rights for farmers. However, most of the regulation, which is the source of much frustration, is state based.

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