National Integrity Commission a must for Lock the Gate

Published: April 28, 2016

Lock the Gate welcomes the Senate Inquiry relating to the establishment of a National Integrity Commission that is hearing evidence today in Sydney.

 

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WaterNSW puts its foot down over further coal mining in Sydney’s catchment: says risks are “unacceptable”

Published: April 28, 2016

The biggest water supplier in New South Wales has warned that expansion of an underground coal mine inside a Special Area of Sydney's drinking water catchment poses an “unacceptable” risk to Sydney’s water supply. 

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Confused ACCC Gas Supply Report misses the point

Published: April 22, 2016

The report released today from the ACCC inquiry into the east coast gas market, which calls for an end to State based  gas moratoriums and regulation ignores the concerns in the community about the uncosted impacts of unconventional gas, says the Lock the Gate Alliance.

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New Qld Chain of Responsibility law holds mining executives accountable to pay costly mine clean up bills

Published: April 22, 2016

The Lock the Gate Alliance has welcomed the passage of new laws this morning to prevent mining and resources industry executives from leaving Queensland taxpayers with costly clean up bills for developments. 

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QLD LNP returns to Newman-era special treatment for mining industry

Published: April 21, 2016

Startling revelations/media reports that Queensland Shadow Minister for the Environment, Stephen Bennett, leaked information about new environmental laws to the Queensland Resources Council raise serious questions about the influence of mining over the State's Opposition.

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