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    Underground coal gasification
    Underground coal gasification (UCG) converts coal seams, through a process of combustion, into a synthetic gas that can be used for power generation, industrial heating or the production of diesel fuel and ammonia. Two UCG trial projects are in operation near Chinchilla, and a third project near Kingaroy is planned to commence in early 2009. Cabinet approved a policy requiring UCG trial projects t

    CoalPlan 2030
    The CoalPlan 2030 is a document that broadly reflects the direction of coal infrastructure development in Queensland over the next 20 years. Security of supply for coal customers is a critical factor in purchasing coal and the Queensland Government recognises the importance of this. To ensure continued security of supply, a number of infrastructure programs have been planned, developed or comm

    Red Tape Reduction Energy Sector
    In 2012, the government commenced a review of carbon reduction and energy efficiency schemes that may have become redundant following the introduction of the Commonwealth Government’s Carbon Pricing Mechanism (CPM). The Queensland Gas Scheme, the Smart Energy Savings Program (SESP) and the policy for standards for new coal-fired power stations were identified as policies or programs which could

    Mining and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012
    The purpose of the Mining and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 is to amend the Mineral Resources Act 1989 and the Environmental Protection Act 1994 to reduce red tape and associated costs for the small scale mining sector and deliver a suite of other reforms to enhance the management of Queensland’s resources. Small scale mining operations generate important economic and employment opportuni

    Modernising Queensland Resource Acts program
    Queensland’s current legislative arrangements for resource tenure administration is characterized by a legislative framework which maintains separate Acts with differing approaches for minerals and coal, petroleum, geothermal and greenhouse gas storage. The result is a legislative framework which has, over time, become unnecessarily complex, burdensome and inefficient. As such this regulatory bu

    Appointments Board of Examiners
    The Board of Examiners is established under Part 10 of the Coal Mining Safety and Health Act 1999 (the Act). The functions of the Board of Examiners are: to decide the competencies necessary for holders of certificates of competency; to assess applicants, or have applicants assessed, for certificates of competency; to grant certificates of competency to persons who have demonstrated to the Board’s

    Abbot Point Growth Gateway Project
    Expansion of the Port of Abbot Point is critical to unlock the ‘greenfield’ Galilee Basin, which covers an area of approximately 247,000 square kilometres and contains a very large inferred resource of mostly volatile, low-sulphur thermal coal. The opening up of the Galilee Basin has the potential to create significant long-term benefits for Queensland, with job creation in mining, construction an

    Mineral and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016
    The Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Act 2014 (the Act) was the first step in Modernising Queensland Resources Acts Program. While the Act primarily served to establish a new common Act for resources tenures, it also contained other changes to implement a range of additional policy objectives. The Mineral and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 (the Bill) amends or repeals the r

    Project Management Office work program regarding Coal Workers Pneumoconiosis Select Committee recommendations
    On 29 May 2017, the Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis Select Committee tabled its Report No. 2 – Inquiry into the re-identification of Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis in Queensland. The Queensland Government’s response to the Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis Select Committee’s report was tabled on 8 September 2017. The government’s response committed to establishing a Project Management Office to undertake

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    12 May, 2016

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