Lock The Gate Alliance is a national coalition of people from across Australia uniting to protect our common heritage- our land, water and communities - from unsafe mining


No More Abandoned Mines

Currently there are some 50,000 abandoned mines across the country. The companies have simply walked away and left the sites un-rehabilitated. Some of the mines that have been abandoned are huge and the cost of repairing the land and water resources will run into billions of dollars.

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Don't let them crush our farming community

New laws proposed by the NSW Government this week could mean a possible 7 year jail term for farmers if they tried to stop CSG drilling rigs from coming on to their properties. Sign our petiton today!

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Switch your power away from CSG

Switch your power away from companies that use CSG in their energy mix, and instead choose energy providers that only invest in renewable energy sources. Switch today and say NO to coal seam gas!

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Don't let them crush our farming community

New laws proposed by the NSW Government this week could mean a possible 7 year jail term for farmers if they tried to stop CSG drilling rigs from coming on to their properties. Sign our petiton today!

Read More

No More Abandoned Mines

Currently there are some 50,000 abandoned mines across the country. The companies have simply walked away and left the sites un-rehabilitated. Some of the mines that have been abandoned are huge and the cost of repairing the land and water resources will run into billions of dollars..

Read More

Switch your power away from CSG

Switch your power away from companies that use CSG in their energy mix, and instead choose energy providers that only invest in renewable energy sources. Switch today and say NO to dirty coal seam gas!

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  •     Latest Media Releases...

    ICAC report a signal to mining communities not to give up

    Lock the Gate says today's ICAC findings are a signal to communities struggling against destructive coal and coal seam gas projects not to give up, as the report exposed flaws in the process for the Hunter coal port development plan and the Maules Ck coal mine as pursued by then mining magnate, Nathan Tinkler, in 2010 and 2011.
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    Victorian Gas Ban Welcome; Leaves COAG Gas Push in Tatters

    Lock the Gate Alliance today congratulated the Victorian Labor Government on its leadership in being the first Australian state to put a permanent ban on unconventional gas mining, and said that it should lead to COAG reversing its push for expanded gas mining. Phil Laird from Lock the Gate Alliance said "We want to warmly congratulate the Victorian Labor Government for being the first Australian state to put a permanent ban on unconventional gas mining, and thank Premier Daniel Andrews and his team for their extraordinary national leadership on this issue.
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