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.

Please sign our petition to Prime Minister Tony Abbott, asking him for a fair go for farmers, families and the future. He visited Tara Qld and said there should be...

Take a stand to protect your community and the future of our country from reckless coal and gas mining.  More than 54% of Australia is covered by coal and gas...

Defenders of our Land Water and future meeting

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 06:00 PM · 13 rsvps

Come join us as we fire up the inner west in defence of our land, water and future. With a special presentation by Holly Creenaune, co-ordinator of the NSW-based Land Water Future campaign.


Cairns CSG Public Information Day

Saturday, August 02, 2014 at 02:00 PM · 99 rsvps
Fogarty Fountain Park in Cairns, Australia

Public information day to be held in the centre of Cairns, featuring speakers from across the region, and stalls with publications and presentations related to unconventional gas extraction and its effects on country and community.


Scone film screening - coal and gas vs Australian communities

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 06:30 PM · 3 rsvps
Scone Bowling Club in Scone, Australia

Come and see 2 groundbreaking half hour documentaries about the impacts of coal and unconventional gas mining on Australia. Films feature personal stories of Australians whose lives have been changed forever and their courageous efforts to protect the country we love.

Great opportunity to meet other concerned individuals in your local area.

Family friendly venue, food and drinks are available at the club.



Carmichael Mine May Avoid Water Licence Requirements Mining companies will be allowed to drain unlimited amounts of water under proposed State Government changes, says Lock the Gate Alliance. Lock the Gate’s Central Queensland coordinator, Ellie Smith said the group was “extremely concerned” about this proposal, in light of yesterday’s approval...

Road trip to Queensland gasfields reveals the shocking scale and impact of the CSG industry, and steels NSW residents to prevent a similar gasfield invasion.

Lock the Gate’s Central Queensland spokesperson, Ellie Smith, says the decision by Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt to approve the Carmichael Mine effectively admits that the mine will affect the Great Artesian Basin. “You can’t build one of the biggest coal mine’s in the world without doing great damage to...


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