Mining and resources
Competition for prime agricultural land
With 80 percent of the state now under exploration permits, there is a continuing need for AgForce members to be informed and involved at the interface between Queensland's two great primary industries of mining and agriculture.
There are many positives for regional communities when resource-rich deposits are discovered and developed, but AgForce seeks to maintain the balance, that with policy discussions and decisions that are in the best interests of agriculture and food production in the future.
AgForce policy on a mining moratorium
Current AgForce policy is that a moratorium be called for in particular locations were insufficient science exists to prove that CSG development will not have impacts on the environment.
Members can log in through the top right hand corner of this screen to view AgForce's submission to the Review of the Land Access Framework.