In 1986, the Senate Standing Committee on Natural Resources came to do a personal inspection of Kakadu National Park, with the view to making a recommendation on mining in the park.
Their recommendation saw the then Federal Cabinet decide mining could go ahead in the controversial stage 3 of Kakadu National Park.
Gold and platinum deposits could be exploited but uranium was taken off the table.
Talent: Olive Zakharov, chair; Graham Richardson, member ALP Right
To air: ABC-TV 7.30 Report, , Duration:03:07