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Mining Developments and Social Impacts on Communities: Bowen Basin Case Studies

Petkova-Timmer, Vanessa; Lockie, Stewart; Rolfe, John; Ivanova, Galina


Mining activities in Australia tend to be fyclical, with boom and bust limes impacting upon associated communities. However, little information exists to class jfr key impacts or to identj[y bow they vary across mining service towns. In this paper, qualitative social impact assessment techniques have been used to independent/y assess post-development impacts of mining on thc communities in the Bowen Basin in ,Queensland, following the boom in coal prices between 2003 and 2008. The communities...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Rural Society
DOI: 10.5172/rsj.19.3.211


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