SOLIDARITY: Kingaroy Concerned Citizens Group's John Dalton raises his hands along with South Burnett residents in opposition to the mine proposed outside Kingaroy.
SOLIDARITY: Kingaroy Concerned Citizens Group's John Dalton raises his hands along with South Burnett residents in opposition to the mine proposed outside Kingaroy. Will Hunter

Residents voice opposition to proposed Kingaroy mine

MORE than 900 South Burnett residents have shown solidarity against a coal mine proposed outside Kingaroy.

The Kingaroy Town Hall meeting, organised by the Kingaroy Concerned Citizens Group, highlighted potential health and environmental issues the proposal could bring to the town and the surrounding region.

Moreton Resources CEO Jason Elks attended the public meeting and addressed the crowd on potential benefits the mine could bring.

Mayor Wayne Kratzmann strongly voiced his opposition to the mine in an impassioned speech.

See video from the event below:

 

 

South Burnett

Four months in custody declared enough for meth supplier

Premium Content Four months in custody declared enough for meth supplier

He faced 22 counts of supplying a dangerous drug

EXPLAINED: Everything you can do now restrictions have eased

Premium Content EXPLAINED: Everything you can do now restrictions have eased

Everything you can do now COVID-19 restrictions have eased

Statewide audit after fears nurses let down by masks

Premium Content Statewide audit after fears nurses let down by masks

Statewide audit recommended into fit testing of Qld nurses’ masks