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QRC Report highlights urgent need for restructuring and investment in agriculture, renewables

February 08, 2016

Revelations in a Queensland Resources Council report that a third of all Queensland coal mines are running at a loss highlights the urgent need for diversification of the Queensland economy to better support agriculture and renewable energy, according to the Lock the Gate Alliance.

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Lock the Gate welcomes AGL news of less CSG in Queensland

February 04, 2016

Lock the Gate Alliance welcomes this morning's news that AGL is scaling down its coal seam gas assets in the Central Queensland towns of Moranbah and Spring Gully. AGL announcement here: http://bit.ly/1PilRtv The company announced that it would write off and sell its CSG assets in the towns...

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Halt on gas fracking a vital first step in listening to Territorians

February 04, 2016

NT Labor Leader Michael Gunner's announcement on a fracking moratorium in the Northern Territory has support from people across the Territory, who have come out today backing the policy. However, communities are asking for more details on Mr Gunner’s plan and want to know...

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Relief and celebration as AGL quits CSG

February 04, 2016

Residents of Gloucester and Camden in NSW are celebrating this morning's news that AGL are getting out of coal seam gas. The company announced that it would not go ahead with it's Gloucester Gas Project – which would have seen over 300 gas wells...

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