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US disputes $131m coal seizure by NSW

Australian officials have been involved in confidential talks with the US aimed at heading off a formal trade dispute over the confiscation by NSW of US-owned assets worth $131 million. Unless the affair is resolved, Australia could come under pressure from the Trump administration to agree to international arbitration aimed ...

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Former Mining Minister Calls for Judicial Inquiry into State’s Anti-corruption Commission

Former NSW mining minister Ian Macdonald has called for a judicial inquiry into the state’s anticorruption commission after obtaining confidential transcripts in which witnesses, including Labor frontbencher Anthony Albanese , gave evidence in his favour that was never made public . The transcripts were made during private compulsory examinations when ...

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Unjust mining act should be repealed

Last month David Ipp sent a statement to The Australian about his December 2013 report on Operation Acacia – an unusual step indeed for a former commissioner of the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption, who is also a former judge. The statement commented on matters that my company, NuCoal Resources ...

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