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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Protect the Hunter Valley

30% of the greater Hunter region is earmarked for coal mining or exploration. The Hunter Valley has a history of coal mining, but the mines are now so large and so numerous that whole villages and rural industries are being driven out. Find out more.

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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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Protect the Hunter Valley

30% of the greater Hunter region is earmarked for coal mining or exploration. The Hunter Valley has a history of coal mining, but the mines are now so large and so numerous that whole villages and rural industries are being driven out. Find out more.

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!

Read More


  •     Latest Media Releases...

    Release of Santos EIS for Narrabri Gas Project galvanises farming communities

    Nearly three years overdue, the EIS for the highly controversial Narrabri Gas Project in the Pilliga forest in North West NSW has finally been released to the public for comment, galvanising opposition among surrounding farming communities that has been building for years. A public forum in Narrabri will hear from Santos and APA Group about the project and the associated pipeline plans at 1pm today. Concerned community will gather at the event.
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    Gas power company admits gas is not economic for future energy

    Lock the Gate Alliance says evidence provided by multi-national power company Engie at yesterday’s public hearing of the Senate inquiry into the resilience of the electricity sector has exposed the unreliability of gas for future energy needs and the futility of putting land and water resources at risk.
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