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Forum: Planning for post-mining land use in central Queensland

08 Nov 2017 6:23 PM | Deleted user

Forum: Planning for post-mining land use in central Queensland

9am – 1.30pm: 12th December, Western Gateway (CQ Room), Emerald

This event has been postponed to a future date to be advised.

Hosted by ACARP, CQU and UQ

The aim of this Forum is to identify the land uses that the central Queensland community would like to see for post-mining lands, relevant issues to address, the process for converting land from mining back to other uses, and how local stakeholders may be engaged in the process. It will provide an opportunity for different stakeholders in end-of- mine planning to discuss the goals and processes to convert post-mining lands back to agriculture and other uses.

The results of two current ACARP projects will be provided in the forum, together with other industry and policy information. There will be ample time for open discussion, and morning tea and lunch will be provided.

Session Description – Orientation to the exercise

From 8.30 am Coffee

9am - 9.20 am Welcome and introductions.

9.20 – 10.00 Updates on policy settings and issues from government and landholders

10.00 – 10.30 Identifying what stakeholders want for post-mining land use (Jo-Anne Everingham and John Rolfe - ACARP project)

10.30 – 11.00am Morning tea

11.00 – 11.20 Dealing with risk issues (Leanne Bowie and Jonathon Fulcher – ACARP project)

11.20 – 11.40 Developing appropriate engagement processes (models and decision framework from this project) (John Rolfe, Jo-Anne Everingham ACARP Project)

12.00 – 1.00pm Forum of key ‘experts’ in discussion and question session

 2 Industry members

 2 Landholders

 2 Government

 2 researchers

Updates from key experts followed by questions from the floor and open discussion

1.00 pm – 1.30pm Lunch and close

There is no charge for attendance, but bookings are essential for catering purposes.

Contact us to book or enquire:

Dr Delwar Akbar: (07) 4923 2316 d.akbar@cqu.edu.au

Professor John Rolfe: 0427 130 811 j.rolfe@cqu.edu.au

The Central Queensland Mine Rehabilitation Group is an unincorporated, not-for-profit association trading as Central Queensland Mine Rehabilitation Group (CQMRG)  ABN 27 725 868 800

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