A large crowd has marched through the streets of Narrabri to protest Santos’ coal seam gasfield, as the company faces tough questions from the state agency responsible for water resources over its groundwater impact modelling.Read more
A new report released by Lock the Gate today estimates more than 1,200 new jobs could be generated in NSW if the state government was to implement mandatory progressive rehabilitation targets. The Mind the Gap: how fixing mine rehabilitation shortfalls could fuel jobs growth in the Hunter Valley report exposes the major rehabilitation deficit plaguing NSW, which has left gaping holes in prime agricultural land in the Hunter Valley.Read more
70% of Muswellbrook and Singleton residents want plan for a post-coal economy
A new report showing a terminal future for thermal coal demand globally demonstrates a critical need for the NSW government to introduce an economic transformation plan for the Hunter region, according to Lock the Gate.Read more
The South Australian Upper House has passed the 10 year fracking moratorium in the South East of South Australia into law, effective in 14 days.
The fracking moratorium follows a lengthy and sustained grassroots campaign from communities in the South East.Read more