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Wednesday, 16 August 1972
Page: 133

Senator MULVIHILL asked the Minis ter representing the Minister for National Development, upon notice:

Where is the location shown in the photograph on page 3 of the Environmental Quality Bulletin 1972, No. 2, published by the Australian Mining Industry Council, which claims to show that successful regeneration policies in sand mining operations have virtually solved beach erosion problems formerly caused by sand mining.

Senator COTTON (New South WalesrMinister for Civil Aviation) The Minister for National Development has provided the following answer to the honourable senator's question:

I understand that the area shown in the picture referred to is at Crescent Head, New South Wales, and was mined for rutile and zircon about 10 years ago.

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