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  • signed Stop Origin Fracking the NT 2019-05-14 19:48:20 +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.

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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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  • signed Mine Rehab Petition 2016-08-05 16:15:00 +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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    9,421 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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  • posted about JoinWater4Life2 on Facebook 2016-04-01 11:49:54 +1100
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    Join our #Water4Life Campaign

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    On the driest inhabited continent on earth, where people and landscapes depend on vulnerable water resources, Australia needs laws that protect our water from coal and unconventional gas mining.

    In the lead-up to the Federal election, will you join us in putting water on the national agenda? Will you be part of our #Water4Life campaign?

    We will be taking action all around the country to tell candidates and political parties, that it’s time for them to:

    • Protect nationally significant water resources
    • Support the ‘dining boom’
    • Protect the health of people and communities

    We’ll be asking them to commit to our full #Water4Life Index, and we’ll be judging them against it.

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    Would you like to volunteer to run a Lock the Gate stall at your next local market or event, or even in your local mall? We've got a handy little stall kit we can send you with everything you need, and we can guarantee you'll have lots of fun!!

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  • posted about Join on Facebook 2016-03-30 15:39:58 +1100
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    Whoever you are, there's a place for you. Please join us!

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  • posted about Join Us on Facebook 2015-11-04 08:17:53 +1100
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    Lock the Gate volunteers enjoy the fulfillment that comes from making a vital difference to the communities they live in. It is also a great way to gain experience, develop new skills, meet new people and get involved in the movement to protect our land and water from invasive coal and gas mining.

    Please fill in the details below and we will be in touch soon to chat about how you would like to be involved.

     

     

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