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Federal Minister for the Environment on the future of mining


This morning in the Breakfast Show I caught up with the Federal Minister for the Environment and Water Tanya Plibersek about her trip to Cairns. The minister took a journey to the Great Barrier Reef and undoubtedly enjoyed some time away from the cold in the south. We also spoke about the expansion of mining in Australia. For a self sufficient future, and to enhance national security, more mining is on the cards. But how about the enviromental impacts of this reality? Listen to what Tanya Plibersek had to say here: