The cost of mining – loss of property value and potential liabilities for landowners – what should you do?

http://www.theherald.com.au/story/1198539/poll-mining-destroys-hunter-property-values/ Attention -To all farmers / landowners under an exploration / retention licence Your right to refuse access Legislation is in place that requires exploration and mining companies to obtain consent from landowners prior to accessing land for all minerals, petroleum and associated pipeline projects in Victoria. If a landholder does not provide consent and … More The cost of mining – loss of property value and potential liabilities for landowners – what should you do?

Caution against allowing access and signing agreements with the mining company.

A reminder to all people affected by exploration or retention licences – you have every right to continue to deny Kalbar access to your property for baseline data measurements or exploratory drilling. Do not be intimidated by threats of compulsion. If the company is on your land without permission they are guilty of trespass – … More Caution against allowing access and signing agreements with the mining company.

A Personal Letter

This letter was read out at a meeting with Coffey that was supposed to be about hearing the concerns of the locals. The author has agreed to MFG publishing it on condition that he/she will not be identified publicly.