The Lock the Gate Alliance has expressed outrage at the scale and extent of taxpayer funded subsidies given to polluting industries in Queensland and has called for greater openness and public scrutiny on all handouts provided to the fossil fuels industry.Read more
The intervention by Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning, Jeff Seeney, which allegedly resulted in a Brisbane Valley quarrying company avoiding prosecution for possible illegal resource extraction is an intolerable abuse of power.
The Federal National Party has walked away from its commitments to protect the national water trigger on Coal Seam Gas (CSG) mining, and voted last week to allow it to be handed back to the states.Read more
A motion at the National Assembly of Local Government in Canberra calling for a ban on coal seam gas mining was narrowly defeated yesterday.Read more
The Lock the Gate Alliance has welcomed a motion calling for a ban on coal seam gas drilling on agricultural land being put before the National General Assembly of Local Governments in Canberra today.Read more