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Lock the Gate welcomes Queensland Premier’s stand on Acland mine expansion

April 27, 2015

Lock the Gate Alliance President, Drew Hutton today welcomed comments by the Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk about the expansion of New Hope’s Acland mine. The Premier said on Alan Jones’s radio show this morning that the State Government had “a lot of concerns” about...

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Law reform for gas an urgent priority for parliament's first week

April 27, 2015

The first order of business when the new parliament sits next week must be decisive action to protect the Northern Rivers from unconventional gas, says the Lock the Gate Alliance, following comments by Metgasco that they plan to return to drill at Bentley in...

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Metgasco court win: Alliance calls for urgent law reform to protect public

April 24, 2015

Gasfield Free Northern Rivers says today’s court win by unconventional gas driller Metgasco against a State Government decision to suspend their drilling licence after it was revealed they breached community consultation requirements highlights the urgent need for legislative reform to protect the public.

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