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Sep 13, 2017

How a tiny Environmental Defender’s Office brought mining giant Glencore to heel

How much does the NT government holding in security bonds from mining companies? The companies don't want you to know -- but a tiny band of determined activists have brought the information to light.

Bob Gosford — Editor of The Northern Myth

Bob Gosford

Editor of The Northern Myth

I wasn’t the only one in the NT who spluttered Weetbix all over my computer keyboard yesterday morning when I read this media release by NT Primary Industries Minister Ken Vowles that sometime today his department would release previously confidential figures on just how much the NT government is holding by way of mine security bonds (it has now done so).

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