A First Nations’ site of frontier war and resistance, in the New South Wales’ Hunter Valley, will be protected  following the Glencore coal mine expansion refusal. The New South Wales Independent Planning Commission has denied the extension because the heritage impacts of the project would have been too significant and irreversible.  Traditional custodians of New South Wales’ Hunter Valley, the Plains Clan of the Wonnarua people, and Greens Senator David Shoebridge have campaigned for years to stop the expansion of the Glencore mine. Read the story ‘Expansion of Glencore min in NSW Hunter Valley refused by IPC’, by the ABC’s Upper Hunter journalists, Bindi Bryce and Bridget Murphy, 28 October 2022: