Barnaby Joyce shines spotlight on where mining wealth goes

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
Updated September 4 2018 - 7:13am, first published 5:30am
CLOSER LOOK: The inquiry, chaired by Barnaby Joyce, is investigating how regional mining areas can get a bigger kick back from the industry. Photo: Gareth Gardner

Every day, dozens of trains burdened with roughly $66-million worth of coal pass through Gunnedah and the Liverpool Plains – New England MP Barnaby Joyce says he wants to see more of that money stay local, rather than being carted off to the capital cities.

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Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

National Rural Affairs reporter

National Rural Affairs reporter, focusing on rural politics and issues. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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