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Channel Country Protected!

We did it! Queensland Channel Country Rivers will be protected from oil and gas.

Will you write a thank you message to Premier Steven Miles, congratulating him for bringing in these protections in his first week as Premier?

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  • Susan Branch
    commented 2023-12-27 12:10:10 +1100
    Great start to your tenure !
  • Katherine Lindores
    commented 2023-12-27 11:50:51 +1100
    Thank You to Your team for bringing the protection of the channel country and catchment of the Lake Eyre basin.
  • Craig Linn
    commented 2023-12-27 11:44:16 +1100
    Dear Premier Miles,

    My wife and I have traveled through the Channel Country many many times over decades and know it to be an incredibly important part of Australia.

    Thank you so much for the protections you have put in place for this wonderful region.

    Many many thanks,

    Craig and Amanda Linn
  • Eduardo Kettle
    commented 2023-12-27 10:09:52 +1100
    We require leadership like thankyou
  • Robyn Aldrick
    commented 2023-12-27 08:58:06 +1100
    Thank you so much for protecting the channel country from fracking. It is a very special part of Australia.
  • Liam Houston
    commented 2023-12-27 08:23:35 +1100
    Thanks mate! We really appreciate you listening to us.
  • Catherine Jones
    commented 2023-12-27 08:18:46 +1100
    Thank you for putting water conservation and the environment before damaging oil and gas
  • Andrea Maddison
    commented 2023-12-26 21:26:11 +1100
    Thank you for stopping fracking and drilling in Queensland country channels. I appreciate you making this positive decision that impacts our earth favourably.
  • Maureen Kelly
    commented 2023-12-26 20:58:34 +1100
    Well done because fracking can poison us all so it is not safe.

  • Robin Baillie
    commented 2023-12-26 20:11:40 +1100
    Premier, you have given us the best Christmas present ever—Protection of the waters and environment in the Channel country from more oil and gas extraction.This allows us hope for reducing our high Greenhouse Gas emissions and hope for a safer climate and a liveable future. Thankyou for this sensible and brave decision.
  • Melinda Tumino
    commented 2023-12-26 18:56:28 +1100
    I am feeling very relieved about this news. Thanks so much for your careful consideration.
  • Peter Elliott
    commented 2023-12-26 17:03:48 +1100
    I appreciate that you have banned fracking in some areas please do not let it happen anywhere,All we need is green hydrogen….peter.
  • Mareene Hutchings
    commented 2023-12-26 16:29:28 +1100
    Dear Premier MiIes. Good on you for protecting the Channel Country! That’s such a relief.
  • Dina Lewis
    commented 2023-12-26 16:13:04 +1100
    Dear Premier Miles

    Thank you for protecting the Channel country from fracking.
  • D Lynn
    commented 2023-12-26 16:00:12 +1100
    Thank You For Protecting QLD Channel Country Rivers From Oil & Gas.
  • Gregory Stewart
    commented 2023-12-26 15:50:32 +1100
    Congratulations on protecting the ground water of the channel country in SW. QLD a beautiful part of our country It will be your enduring legacy. Dr Gregory Stewart country GP
  • Martin Scurrah
    commented 2023-12-26 14:17:12 +1100
    Dear Premier Miles:

    Thank you so much for bringing in protections for the Eyre Basin and the Channel Country.

    Martin Scurrah
  • Andrew Hauck
    commented 2023-12-26 14:17:10 +1100
  • Silvio Rossi
    commented 2023-12-26 12:32:54 +1100
    My children and Australia thankyou .
  • Jennifer Jungheim
    commented 2023-12-26 11:47:06 +1100
    Dear Premier Miles

    I live in the electorate of Wentworth, but have travelled in the beautiful Channel Country by road and by air, so I know how important it is to maintain its pristine nature.

    I am so grateful to you for providing protection for this unique area.

    Thank you and your government. Stay strong!

    Regards, Jennifer
  • Dilly Joanne
    commented 2023-12-26 10:02:00 +1100
    Gobsmacked! In a good way.

    Mr. Miles, you have done something that so many good people have been pleading for, protecting land and particularly, water, for years to come.

    Please keep up this important work.
  • Susan Moodie
    commented 2023-12-26 09:57:14 +1100
    Dear Premier Miles,

    Thank you sincerely for protecting the country and waters of the channel country.

    As a modest farmer in Victoria I know that the health of land reflects our mental health, our beliefs and assumption written on the landscape. Indigenous peoples knew this with every atom of their being. Thank you for acknowledging their knowledge and providing time for others to grow to this knowing and loving.


    Susan Moodie
  • Justine DOdd
    commented 2023-12-26 02:57:56 +1100
    Thank you so much for protecting Channel Country ~ it i a huge relief to know that you are actively protecting this important piece of our country. I cried happy tears when I heard the news, so thank you again!

    Warm and joyful regards

  • Mary Ahern
    commented 2023-12-25 22:42:10 +1100
    Thank you for protecting the Channel Country.
  • Ahmad Poyan
    commented 2023-12-25 21:46:59 +1100
    Dear Premier

    I would like to.thank you for your decision to prevent oil and gas fracking in the Channel Country in Queensland. It can ensure water availabilities for farmers and people living there. Thank you.

  • Robert Newman
    commented 2023-12-25 21:11:02 +1100
    Thanks for this but don`t stop here!!
  • June Stephenson
    commented 2023-12-25 19:30:42 +1100
    Dear Premier Miles, I was thrilled to learn that the QLD

    Government has announced they are locking in protections for the rivers and floodplains of the Lake Eyre Basin from new oil and gas! Thank you for standing with Traditional Owners and the farmers of South West Queensland, helping to protect this unique landscape from harm. NO MORE FRACKING is wonderful news for Christmas 2023.
  • Joy Kelly
    commented 2023-12-25 16:52:50 +1100
    Premier Steven Miles

    CONGRATULATIONS Mr Premier on seeing the importance of stopping fracking in this most important and special Channel Country
  • Margaret Atkin
    commented 2023-12-25 12:40:06 +1100
    Thanks for your protection of the Channel Country
  • Warren Wood
    commented 2023-12-25 11:35:53 +1100