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  • donated 2019-06-13 10:58:13 +1000

    Can you chip in to hold the frackers at bay?

    $31,570.00 raised
    GOAL: $35,000.00

    In the Territory, the exploration fracking rigs are ready to roll within the next few weeks. 

    Communities across the Northern Territory are staunchly opposed to fracking.

    Will you stand with them to defend our water- including the recharge zones of the magnificent Mataranka Hot Springs?

    If you give $50 or more, your gift will be matched by one of our supporters!

     

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  • signed Stop Origin Fracking the NT 2019-05-15 12:25:06 +1000

    Stop Origin Fracking the NT

    Origin Energy are lining up to frack the Northern Territory this year, and in the firing line are some magical places, including recharge zones of Mataranka Hot Springs.

    Traditional Owners have told us that Origin Energy has ignored their concerns about fracking and not properly laid out the risks involved.

    Fracking the NT would be a disaster for the landscape, communities and waterways. Plus it would unleash massive emissions of methane, a greenhouse gas, and fuel global warming.

    We need to build a powerful movement of people willing to spread the word and take on Origin at every level, from their head offices to their board rooms.

    6,312 signatures

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    I will stand up and be a part of the massive people-powered movement to stop Origin Energy’s plans to frack the Territory.

    Sign the pledge here and help stop Origin.

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  • donated 2018-07-22 13:08:50 +1000

    Make a Donation!

    Can you make a contribution to save the magnificent natural icons of the Northern Territory that are under threat from fracking?

    World-renowned tourist destinations like the recharge zone of the Mataranka Hot Springs are at risk from fracking right now. 

    The NT Government has lifted the moratorium on fracking, and now the gas industry plans to push ahead fast with exploratory fracking.

    Your donation will go directly to help save amazing places from being covered with oil and gas wells.

    Funds raised will be used to inform Northern Territory communities about the impacts of fracking and to support local community groups working to protect our national treasures.



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  • signed Mine Rehab Petition 2016-08-05 15:31:21 +1000

    Make Coal Giants Pay for Mine Clean-Up

    Our new report – Abandoned Mines in Queensland: Toxic Time-bomb or Employment Opportunity? – calls for big mining companies to cover the cost of rehabilitating the State’s abandoned mines and estimates that this would generate 6000 jobs in regional Queensland!

    There are too many large abandoned mines, and the full cost of cleaning them up is too large and should not fall on taxpayers. If mines are levied to pay for the clean up, they can also create jobs in the process.

    Why should we miss out on hundreds of schools and hospitals because we’re footing the bill for the mess left behind by irresponsible mining companies?

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    9,424 signatures

    We call on the NSW and Queensland Premiers to strengthen weak mining laws and force companies to honour their obligations to rehabilitate their mines. The following needs to be done:

    1. Increase the required deposit to cover rehabilitation costs
    2. Require all future mines to backfill their mining pits and protect water resources
    3. Establish an independent authority to monitor and enforce mine rehabilitation
    4. Penalise companies who breach rehabilitation requirements.


    Together we can ensure that the mining industry is held to account and that our land and water resources are protected against abandoned mines.

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  • endorsed 2015-08-25 14:11:30 +1000

    Our common home

    Bishops, wine-makers, livestock producers and conservationists have penned a joint letter to NSW Premier Mike Baird calling on him to protect our common home from a coal mining industry that is out of control.  You can read the full text of the joint letter here

    Our common home, our farmland, rivers, villages and bushland are being torn up or ruined for coal mining. How long are coal affected communities expected to wait for the Government to do something to fix up coal mining? 

    We've put an ad in Mike Baird's local paper, the Manly Daily, and want all of you to give him a call and add your voice to the push to reform coal mining and save our communities, landscapes and rural industries. Can you call him?

     

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