$1.5 billion upfront cash bond needed for Adani mine rehabilitation liability – report

Published: May 24, 2017

New analysis by Lock the Gate Alliance released today estimates that it would cost at least $1.5 billion to rehabilitate the Adani Carmichael coal mine in Central Queensland.

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New Report: No Gas Shortage in Australia, Renewables Cheaper Than Gas

Published: May 18, 2017

A report by Melbourne University’s Climate and Energy College released today, debunks the myth of a gas shortage and shows the federal government’s push for more fracking across Australia is senseless, says Lock the Gate Alliance.

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Adani’s legacy revealed – rehabilitation fails even mining industry standards

Published: May 15, 2017

The Adani Carmichael mine would leave more than 3,300 hectares – an area 30 times the size of the Brisbane CBD – in a completely un-rehabilitated state, analysis by the Lock the Gate Alliance reveals today.

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NSW Audit Office finds taxpayers at risk of having to foot the clean-up bill for big mining companies

Published: May 11, 2017

Lock the Gate says the NSW Audit Office’s scathing report, released today, into the inadequacy of mining rehabilitation security deposits, should be a wake up call for the NSW Government.

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Budget wastes money on risky fracking gas funding and misses opportunity to sort gas cartel

Published: May 10, 2017

The Turnbull Government needs to explain which three regions it is planning to threaten with gas supply funding announced in the budget, says Lock the Gate.

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