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...

KongwakDeclaration

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.


LTG Melbourne Campaign Launch and Film Night

Monday, May 05, 2014 at 05:30 PM · $10.00 AUD
LongPlay Theatre in Fitzroy North, Australia

Come check out Lock the Gate's new documentary 'Fractured Country', and get involved in our campaign to stop reckless coal and gas mining destroying land and water in Victoria.

Drinks from 5.30pm, and we'll start the film at 6pm.


FILM AND INFORMATION NIGHT PUBLIC MEETING BREMER VALLEY

Monday, May 12, 2014 at 07:00 PM · 6 rsvps
RSL HALL in Rosewood, Australia

9,500 OPEN CUT COAL MINE IN THE BREMER VALLEY?

REALLY?

THE COMMUNITY HAS BEEN RESISTING THIS SINCE 2001.

LEGAL AVENUES HAVE FAILED.

COME ALONG TO FIND OUT WHAT IS GOING ON AND LEARN HOW THE COMMUNITY CAN PROTECT WHAT THEY LOVE.

 



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.

By Phil Laird NSW Minerals Council head Stephen Galilee (The Australian, April 14, page 21) is right in calling for economic vandals to be jailed. The heads of some of the coal mining companies he represents could do with some time to ­reflect on the economic and environmental vandalism their...


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