Community group Lock the Gate has today welcomed Victorian Labor’s announcement it will enshrine anti-fracking legislation in the state’s constitution if the party is re-elected.
Demand for thermal coal is tipped to dramatically decline in coming years if the world meets its climate change commitments according to an international energy report, highlighting the urgent need for a transition to new industries in places like the NSW Hunter Valley.Read more
Mining industry success in weakening mine rehabilitation laws this week will cost Queenslanders dearly, according to Lock the Gate Alliance.Read more
Queensland Resources Council spread falsehoods on mine rehabilitation laws, ignores more than 90% of populationPublished: November 12, 2018
Lock the Gate has hit back at the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) over claims made in The Australian this morning that thousands of jobs and investment could be at risk under proposed changes to the Mineral and Energy Resources Bill.Read more
FOI Documents: Agriculture Department Said Adani River Scheme Could Have Significant Impact on WaterPublished: November 07, 2018
Freedom of Information documents obtained by Lock the Gate Alliance show that the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources said Adani’s North Galilee Water Scheme (NGWS) could have a significant impact on water resources.Read more