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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.

Kakadu politics from Rae Allen on Vimeo.

Talent: Olive Zakharov, chair; Graham Richardson, member ALP Right
To air: ABC-TV 7.30 Report, , Duration:03:07


By Rae Allen

Rae Allen is a digital media professional.

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