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Australian Political News

Pipes laid for controversial desal plant
Gladstone Regional Council says the first of three offshore pipes for the controversial desalination plant at Agnes Water in central Queensland has been completed.

Plans underway to flood-proof Charleville
A south-west Queensland Mayor says preliminary options have been identified and are now being investigated to prevent flooding in Charleville.

Garrett's position on toxic waste export 'compromised'
Questions are being raised over the Environment Minister Peter Garrett's support for a plan to export toxic waste from his electorate to Denmark.