Mining – godsend or manmade disaster in the eyes of rural communities?

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Basson, Marita and Basson, Manus. 2012. "Mining – godsend or manmade disaster in the eyes of rural communities?" Planning Institute of Australia National Congress 2012. Adelaide, Australia 29 Apr - 02 May 2012 Australia.
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Mining – godsend or manmade disaster in the eyes of rural communities?

Presentation TypePaper
AuthorsBasson, Marita (Author) and Basson, Manus (Author)
Journal or Proceedings TitlePlanning Institute of Australia National Congress 2012: Papers
Number of Pages21
Year2012
Place of PublicationAustralia
Web Address (URL) of Paperhttp://www.planning.org.au/documents/item/3898
Web Address (URL) of Conference Proceedingshttp://www.planning.org.au/whatson/2012-2.
Conference/EventPlanning Institute of Australia National Congress 2012
Event Details
Planning Institute of Australia National Congress 2012
Event Date
29 Apr 2012 to end of 02 May 2012
Event Location
Adelaide, Australia
Abstract

A typical response upon hearing the word ‘disaster’ is to associate it with ‘natural disasters’ although the word also refers to disasters brought about by human negligence or poor judgement. During a mixed-methods case study of Moranbah, Queensland, the perceived impact of mining on the community’s daily lives, their future and the liveability of their town emerged as a very strong theme. This theme should be viewed against the twenty-first century planning paradigm where governance has replaced government, and participatory and communicative planning is held as best practice. The value of this research lies in the fact that Moranbah shares many of the characteristics of other Australian rural resource towns and valuable lessons can be learnt from this fifth fastest growing town in Australia. The conclusion of the authors is that poor judgement or ‘man-made disasters’ have the potential to impact on the living spaces of communities as severely as ‘natural disasters’. Further research is recommended to investigate the sociological and psychological underpinnings of community viewpoint, especially the adaptation of social indicators to individual contexts.

Keywordsresource boom, disaster, liveability, Moranbah, social indicators
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020330406. Regional analysis and development
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Byline AffiliationsFaculty of Engineering and Surveying
Isaac Regional Council, Australia
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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