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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