Quilpie (Australia)

Type: City
Name: Quilpie (Australia)
Country: Australia
population: 2,278
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Australia's petroleum and gas potential boosted by new exploration in Queensland

While Australia’s refinery industry is suffering – BP is the latest company to announce the closure of an Australian refinery – gas and petroleum exploration has just received a welcome boost.On 3 April 2014 the Queensland Government announced that it ... [Published Lexology - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

ABC Rural Report for North West Western Queensland, Monday 7th of April 2014

Farmer vs. miner conflict on the riseBabs McHugh and Virginia TappConflict over land access is on the rise between landholders and the resources sector.There has been scenes of protestors blockading mining sites across Australia, and now some states are ... [Published ABC Online - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Queensland releases exploration acreage

PERTH (miningweekly.com) – The Queensland government on Friday released more than 16 400 km2 of land in the state’s north-west and south-west for petroleum and gas exploration.Queensland’s Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Andrew Cripps said the ... [Published Mining Weekly - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Queenslanders bake sweet relief for drought-affected farmers

Queensland's farmers have been finding some unexpectedly tasty drought relief in their mail boxes thanks to the generosity of city families.In amongst the dreaded drought-related bills are gift-wrapped boxes of home-baked Anzac biscuits and fruit cak ... [Published ABC Online - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Meet the residents of Australia's smal

Australia's smallest town, Cooladdi, is situated half way between Quilpie and Charleville in south west Queensland.Lorel Seymour-Smith is one of four residents and runs the local store, fuel station, post office, hotel, motel, visitor information centre ... [Published Efficient Farming - Mar 14 2014]

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"The Act needs to change, if the legislation is mirrored in the Northern Territory as in New South Wales and Queensland, you'll actually do those negotiations up front so everybody will know where you stand."
"A strong resource exploration sector is the backbone of the petroleum industry" he added
"The thought and the passion people have put into cooking something and involving the whole family, talking to their children about people in the country, it's just got the whole conversation circulating, and I think it's beautiful.  It's united a nation" Ms Robinson said

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Meet the residents of Australia's smal [Published Efficient Farming - Mar 14 2014]
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