Paul Cleary on Australia’s Mining Boom

Paul Cleary on Australia's Mining Boom

In this Lunchbox/Soapbox, highly respected Australian journalist Paul Cleary expands on his polemic on the insidious effects of Australia’s mining boom. He takes on our dependence on digging stuff out of the ground and sending it overseas, labelling it “generational theft”.


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Paul Cleary

Paul Cleary the author of Too Much Luck: The Mining Boom and Australia’s Future. He is a senior writer with The Australian and a researcher at the Australian National University.

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