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Background Briefing - Program podcast

ABC Radio National

News & Politics

Background Briefing is investigative journalism at its finest, exploring the issues of the day and examining society in a lively on-the-road documentary style.

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The Abbot Point gamble

March 8th, 2014

Episode 24 of 151 episodes

On the doorstep of the Great Barrier Reef, Abbot Point is set to become one of the world’s biggest coal ports. But the yet-to-be-developed coal mines it's supposed to service look increasingly unviable and the environmental risks are enormous. Jess Hill investigates.

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