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As bushfires rage across the country, the Queensland government is considering a secret deal with Adani that could mean the coal corporation pockets hundreds of millions of dollars of public money for its climate-wrecking mine.

Analysis by The Australia Institute shows Adani’s special coal royalty deal could be worth between $250 and $700 million dollars. The Palaszczuk Government has refused to reveal the terms of this shady arrangement, claiming it’s too confidential for us to know about.

Our elected representatives have a responsibility to create a future where our communities, reef and wildlife thrive, not prop up dirty coal.
Add your name to this open letter to send the Premier a clear message — no dirty royalty deal for Adani:

“Dear Premier,

During the last Queensland election you promised there would be no public money for Adani’s climate-wrecking coal mine.

If Adani’s mine goes ahead it would unleash billions of tonnes of pollution, at a time when we must rapidly phase out coal and take urgent action on the climate crisis.

We ask you to keep your election promise and not cut a special royalty deal with Adani.”

Photo: #ClimateStrike on 3 May 2019. Credit: School Strike

Latest Supporters

Kathryn 2019-12-03 13:32:42 +1100
Phillip 2019-12-03 13:12:27 +1100
Stop the corruption please
Bart 2019-12-03 13:01:46 +1100
Just do the world a favor and cut ties with this overgrown hole in the ground.
Liam 2019-12-03 11:56:55 +1100
The majority of Australians are imploring government to transition from fossil fuels to prevent the devastating effects of climate change. When will you show that you can hear us, heed the warnings of the science, stop making self serving excuses in support of the fossil fuel industries and do the right thing for the well being of life on earth.
Valerie 2019-12-03 11:56:34 +1100
Gisi 2019-12-03 10:53:36 +1100
Janet 2019-12-03 10:17:49 +1100
Michael 2019-12-03 09:54:09 +1100
Amanda 2019-12-03 09:20:36 +1100
Caitlyn 2019-12-03 09:19:27 +1100
Jane 2019-12-03 09:18:53 +1100
If Adani must cut a hole in our countryside they must pay a fair share for that privilege!
Nick 2019-12-03 09:10:22 +1100
Judith 2019-12-03 08:55:24 +1100
kim 2019-12-03 08:31:20 +1100
Australian governments still ignoring the needs of our planet for political donations. Too sad for words
Jan 2019-12-03 08:19:59 +1100
Lauren 2019-12-03 08:19:33 +1100
No dirty royalty deal to Adani ! You Mrs Palaszczuk do not deserve to be a leader!! You are not looking after our country. Shame Shame on you !!
Kylie 2019-12-03 07:56:17 +1100
Tracy 2019-12-03 07:48:37 +1100
Claire 2019-12-03 07:39:42 +1100
Jacqueline 2019-12-03 07:23:35 +1100
2019-12-03 06:37:33 +1100
Stop destroying Australia- do not sell or give it away. Preserve habitat and species diversity. Encourage green economics and let the media tell the truth. Adani does not have the interest of Queenslanders or Australians at heart. A few rancid jobs is not worth selling out for
Vanessa 2019-12-03 06:06:56 +1100
Alicia 2019-12-03 06:06:08 +1100
Lisa 2019-12-03 04:20:28 +1100
Nick 2019-12-03 03:58:00 +1100
Murray 2019-12-03 02:10:22 +1100
Anne 2019-12-03 00:25:42 +1100
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Annah 2019-12-02 23:36:07 +1100
Sue 2019-12-02 23:27:02 +1100
Elaine 2019-12-02 22:46:26 +1100