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Assessing Social and Economic Impacts Associated with Changes in the Coal Mining Industry in the Bowen Basin, Queensland, Australia

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


Purpose - The coal mining industry makes a key contribution to the Queensland economy, and is the underlying driver of employment and economic conditions in many local and regional communities. This article aims to focus on how the social and economic impacts of mining should be assessed and negotiated with local and regional communities. Design/methodology/approach - The following assessment tools were trialed to ascertain the impacts on communities of changes in the mining industry: extended...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Management of Environmental Quality
DOI: 10.1108/14777830710725867


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