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An aerial view of Collinsville, Queensland (SBS) (SBS)

Coal has sparked intense debate in the lead-up to the federal election, nowhere more so than in central Queensland.

The mining town of Collinsville, just north of Mackay, was earmarked before the campaign as a potential site for a new coal-fired power station.

But much-needed jobs could come at the cost of crucial votes in the State's south-east corner.

Stefan Armbruster, Amelia Dunn
Presented by
Filip Koubek
Published on
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 20:25
File size
5.71 MB
3 min 7 sec