Revealed: Public kept in the dark over Government plan to sign off 45,000ha coal industry expansion

The Lock the Gate Alliance has called for full disclosure of coal industry plans revealed today for 16 enormous mining expansion areas in the Upper Hunter.

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Koalas protest at Joyce’s office over coal mine

A group of people, including some human koalas, are this morning visiting Barnaby Joyce’s office in Tamworth to protest the Shenhua Watermark coal mine which they say will result in the death of koalas, and removal of important habitat for them. 

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Senator Glenn Lazarus joins the fight against CSG at Darling Downs event

Queensland Senator Glenn Lazarus will speak against coal seam gas at a community forum at Chinchilla on Saturday after visiting an impacted farmer there on Friday.

A newly-formed advocacy group for landholders, Landholders ASCERT, has teamed up with community group, Bridging the Divide to host the all-day symposium to help locals continue the fight against the invasive mining.

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Katherine Council first NT municipality to introduce fracking moratorium

The Northern Territory’s Katherine Town Council last night joined the rapidly growing list of local councils across Australia who have supported moratoria or passed motions of opposition or concern about unconventional gas mining.  

The Council passed a motion supporting a moratorium on fracking activity within the entire Katherine municipality and is the second NT council to take a stance on the issue. There are now more than 60 councils Australia-wide who have passed similar motions, with all mainland states now represented.
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Parliamentary inquiry calls for halt to gas drilling in NSW

Lock the Gate Alliance has welcomed the release today of the NSW parliamentary report into the supply and cost of gas, saying that the Parliamentary Committee has effectively called for a halt to CSG drilling in NSW.

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