City dwellers tour Qld country regions impacted by mining

City folk depart Brisbane today to see for themselves the dreadful conditions country people are suffering because of mining developments in the Darling and Western Downs.

Tour organiser, Annette Hutchins from the Bridging the Divide group said landholders and communities were suffering “intolerable impositions” on their lives because of the industrialisation of their regions.

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Queensland Labor's Acland promise can and should be kept

The Lock the Gate Alliance says it has obtained legal advice confirming the Palaszczuk government can reject the expansion of the New Acland coal mine and rectify tarnished decision-making and murky approvals for donations scandal that plagued saw the controversial approved by the Newman Government.

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Lock the Gate: AEMO’s revision means the dash for gas is over

The Australian Energy Markey Operator has dramatically downgraded its estimate of future gas demand on the east coast to the point where coal seam gas reserves in New South Wales no longer need to be developed. 

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Anti-CSG movie, Frackman premieres in Brisbane tomorrow

The award-winning “Frackman, the Movie” premieres in Brisbane tomorrow, following its inclusion at the prestigious Gold Coast Film Festival tonight.

The anti-coal seam gas film features former Darling Downs resident, Dayne Pratzky who moved to the Chinchilla/Tara region for the quiet life, only to find himself in the middle of a CSG storm.

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Energy White Paper - another missed opportunity to heed community concerns on unconventional gas

The Federal Government Energy Whitepaper released today is another missed opportunity to reassure the community on unconventional gas says the Lock the Gate Alliance.

“After the issue playing out in the Victorian and NSW state elections, Energy Minister MacFarlane has failed to take community concerns seriously. ” said National Coordinator, Phil Laird

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