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Transforming Mining Land in the Hunter Valley

The Hunter is Australia’s largest regional economy, with strong foundations in mining, agriculture, defence and broad-based services. While the region has undergone significant structural change over the past three decades, it now faces another major adjustment as economies lower emissions and reduce their requirements for coal.

Across the Hunter, 17 mines are due to close over the next 20 years. These closures are likely to involve major economic challenges, with new industry developments and employment needing to be found. Read more...

Towards a just transition away from coal in Australia

As the climate emergency worsens, Australia’s domestic electricity remains coal-dependent whilst Australia continues to be the world’s largest coal exporter.

The nation's ability to achieve a just transition will have significant implications for broader efforts to decarbonise in both Asia-Pacific and the world Read more...


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