Country artists to rock against coal

Published: January 22, 2019

Guitar and heart strings will be pulled tomorrow (Jan 23) evening as a host of musicians come together to support farmers battling against the might of the coal mining industry.

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Water woes: Wallarah 2 Coal Mine approval underneath Central Coast drinking water catchment condemned

Published: January 22, 2019

Federal Environment Minister Melissa Price’s decision on Friday (Jan 18) to give the go ahead to the Wallarah 2 Coal Mine will harm residents of the Central Coast and threatened wildlife, according to Lock the Gate Alliance. 

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Locals star in television commercial to protect Hunter farmland from coal mining

Published: January 21, 2019

A new television advertisement starring Hunter Valley locals begins screening in the region tomorrow (Jan 22), highlighting the need to protect farmland from destructive coal mining.

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NSW Government allows Shenhua to start work on Liverpool Plains mine without crucial management plans

Published: January 08, 2019

The NSW Government has allowed mining company Shenhua to alter its development approval for the controversial Watermark open cut coal mine in the Liverpool Plains, near Gunnedah, which will enable work on site to begin without key management plans being approved.

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Wide Bay Burnett Safe For Now, As Blue Energy Fracking Licences Expire

Published: January 07, 2019

Community groups are celebrating the news this week that Blue Energy gas permits in the Wide Bay Burnett region have expired and will not be renewed.

The Department of Natural Resources and Mines has informed Lock the Gate Alliance this week that the two Blue Energy gas permits that were due for renewal on the 31st December have expired, and will not be renewed. 

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