BHP recycles: old approach now ‘new’
Once again, “key stakeholders” have been sent a letter “seeking to understand [their] views about the possibility of establishing underground coal mining in the Caroona region” via face-to-face interviews, but this time with consultants brandishing a one page ‘ethics guide’. So, the same old secrecy prevails – the ever hopeful ‘divide and conquer’ routine.
As we have always said, our community welcomes communication with BHP via public meetings, where all concerns, views and perspectives can be offered in the open. We are very confident that via such real community consultation, BHP and their high-priced helpers will be certain of “what other interests and concerns exist in the community and what [our] expectations are of [them].”
Real community consultation is what “key stakeholders” want. Bring it on.