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Thermal Coal


Resources – Thermal Coal Exploration

There are currently four separate tenement areas listed as potential exploration release areas for coal on the MRT website.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Nov 2020


Climate Emergency Win – Thermal Coal Mine Extinct

The proposal to build a thermal coal mine in the Midlands is dead - wonderful news for action on the climate emergency in lutruwita/Tasmania. 

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  9 Oct 2020


Thermal Coal Projects 

The continued support by this Government for thermal coal projects in Tasmania remains an ongoing concern to many people in the community and to the Greens.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Jun 2020


Thermal Coal Assistance Must Cease Immediately

Reports Midland Energy have not received the $50,000 taxpayer funds they had been granted for thermal coal exploration in the midlands are welcome.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  11 Jun 2020


2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee - TasRail

Full transcript of the Tasmanian Railways Pty Ltd hearings in the 2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 Dec 2019


No New Thermal Coal Mines

Thermal coal combustion is a key driver of increasing greenhouse gas emissions and rising global temperatures.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Oct 2019


Brown Coal Power Imports Staggering and Shameful

The latest figures from Hydro are that up to 50% of Tasmania’s power is now coming from Victorian coal-fired power stations.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Dec 2015