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Queensland Premier vetoes NAIF funding for Carmichael project

Creamer Media Senior Researcher and Deputy Editor Online
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has followed through on her election promise to exercise the state’s veto over funding from the North Australian Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) for a rail link associated with the Carmichael coal mine. Palaszczuk, whose government was sworn in on Tuesday, has tweeted a photo of her letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in which she formally requests that financial assistance should not be provided to India’s Adani for the North Galilee Basin rail project.

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