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ANTI-WALLARAH 2 ACTIVISTS “HOPEFUL” AFTER CANBERRA MEETING

Australian Coal Alliance activists say they left a sit-down meeting with Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg feeling hopeful.

Yesterday, the group took its fight against the Wallarah 2 coal-mine project all the way to Canberra.

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Jacinta Lee is a reporter and producer for NBN News. She previously worked as a reporter and newsreader for radio stations in Newcastle and Canberra, graduating from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Communication in 2017.

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    This mine must be stopped. 85% of the Central Coast’s water comes from the Valleys and to put this in jeopardy is beyond comprehension. This region is one of the fastest urban growth areas in Australia, and coal is an outdated resource. People claiming there will be jobs created need to relook at the situation. 300 jobs is not worth our future, our health or our homes. If they have to move power pylons because of mine subsidence do people really think their homes won’t suffer? Water is a far more valuable resource than coal. I hope sense prevails