Queenslanders will miss out on jobs from flaws in mine rehabilitation laws

Published: August 06, 2018

Existing and approved mines in Queensland will be exempt from crucial new mine rehabilitation standards which could cost Queensland thousands of potential new jobs, according to Lock the Gate Alliance and former mining industry employees.

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ACCC report shows new gasfields won’t cut gas prices as export continues

Published: August 03, 2018

The ACCC Gas Inquiry Interim report, released yesterday, reveals there will be ongoing high gas prices for Australians into the future due to the gas export terminals linking our gas to international pricing.

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Santos exploits loophole to secure more free gas without production permit

Published: August 01, 2018

Lock the Gate Alliance says Santos is exploiting a loophole to obtain gas from the Pilliga forest, near Narrabri, and burn it in its nearby gas-fired power station without having to pay royalties to the NSW Government.

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Shenhua licence renewal moves coal mine in our Liverpool Plains food bowl one step closer

Published: July 19, 2018

Liverpool Plains farmers and Lock the Gate Alliance have condemned the move by the NSW Government to renew the Shenhua exploration licence on the Liverpool Plains, saying it was the third chance the government has had to end mining plans in our nation’s food bowl and the third time they had failed to do so.

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NSW Government must rectify gaping holes in Santos' groundwater impact assessment

Published: July 13, 2018

Lock the Gate Alliance is calling on the NSW Government to give the people of the Narrabri and Coonamble districts a solemn pledge that it will ensure Santos fixes up the gaping holes in its groundwater impact assessment following criticism from expert reviewers.

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