Lock The Gate Alliance is a national coalition of community groups from across Australia who are uniting to protect our common heritage - our land, water and future - from reckless coal and gas expansions. In a David-and-Goliath struggler of farmers against mining giants, everyday citizens against global corporations, our communities are choosing grace under fire and displaying incredible courage, integrity and imagination. Join us to become part of this inspiring social movement.

BHP are planning on digging the largest underground coal mine in the world under our very best farmlands, on the Liverpool Plains in north-west NSW. We have until 23 April...

We call on the Queensland Government to withdraw the current proposal for the SDA until such time as correct information can be provided as to the precise areas to be...


Friday, April 25, 2014 at 01:30 PM
Kongwak Hall

Kongwak and District are declaring themselves Coal and Gasfield Free! Come along for a BBQ and to hear from Bass Coast Shire Mayor Clare Le Grice who will be accepting the declaration. Kids and family very welcome, it will be a great afternoon.

Coal Dust Free Streets celebration

Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 02:00 PM · 3 rsvps
Croation Club, Wickham

Coal Dust Free Streets declaration, and Hunter Community Environment Centre fundraiser.
2pm til late, Saturday 26th April, at the Croation Club, Wickham.
The event will include the final tally and declaration of the Coal Dust Free Streets project, followed by music and festivities into the night.
More info on the facebook page.


Jean Kittson comedy night - Gloucester

Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 07:30 PM
Gloucester Soldiers Club

IPART have released a draft report today proposing to allow gas companies to ramp up prices paid by NSW consumers from July.  The report admits that prices are being increased because the export of coal seam gas from Queensland has linked domestic gas prices to international prices.

Maules Creek residents have been stopped from attending Good Friday Church services due to NSW Police road blocks near Boggabri in the north of the state. Long term Maules Creek resident and Boggabri Parishioner, Wilma Laird, was told to go home or make the trip via Narrabri increasing the round...

The Lock the Gate Alliance has congratulated Mike Baird on becoming Premier of NSW, and called on him to immediately act on outstanding recommendations from the ICAC to clean up the systemic and corrupting influence of corporate lobbyists on policy.

Find a Member Group

Do you like this page?
Donate Act Now
Shop Events

Lock the Gate Alliance is a national grassroots organisation made up of thousands of individuals and over 160 local groups who are concerned about inappropriate mining. Learn more.

Get Email Updates

Learn More About:

Our Land at Risk
Our water under threat
Our future in danger
Our communities in action