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Koalas protest at Joyce’s office over coal mine

February 27, 2015

A group of people, including some human koalas, are this morning visiting Barnaby Joyce’s office in Tamworth to protest the Shenhua Watermark coal mine which they say will result in the death of koalas, and removal of important habitat for them. 

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Senator Glenn Lazarus joins the fight against CSG at Darling Downs event

February 26, 2015

Queensland Senator Glenn Lazarus will speak against coal seam gas at a community forum at Chinchilla on Saturday after visiting an impacted farmer there on Friday. A newly-formed advocacy group for landholders, Landholders ASCERT, has teamed up with community group, Bridging the Divide to...

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Katherine Council first NT municipality to introduce fracking moratorium

February 26, 2015

The Northern Territory’s Katherine Town Council last night joined the rapidly growing list of local councils across Australia who have supported moratoria or passed motions of opposition or concern about unconventional gas mining.   The Council passed a motion supporting a moratorium on fracking activity...

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