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Gippsland mineral sands mine shut down in 'huge win' for community

Bryce Eishold
By Bryce Eishold
Updated November 24 2021 - 12:59am, first published November 23 2021 - 10:48pm
EASTERN VICTORIA: The proposed mine was set to be located at Glenaladale/Walpa along the Bairnsdale-Dargo Road in Victoria's east.

A controversial application to establish a mineral sands mine in Victoria's east has been knocked back by the state's planning minister because of "unacceptable risks" it would pose to the environment.

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Bryce Eishold

Bryce Eishold

Journalist

Bryce is an agricultural journalist for Australian Community Media's Stock & Land. He covers all aspects of ag from markets to politics and everything in between. Bryce is also the president of the Rural Press Club of Victoria. Email bryce.eishold@stockandland.com.au.

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