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Farmland, bushland and drinking water still fair game for miners under Govt’s new laws

October 16, 2015

Four pieces of legislation introduced by the NSW government yesterday make positive changes to give improved powers to the Environment Protection Authority and to reduce opportunities for corruption in the handling of exploration titles, but have failed to meet basic community expectations that farmland,...

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Vale Queensland farmer George Bender

October 15, 2015

The family, friends and Chinchilla community are mourning the untimely loss of George Bender, a cotton farmer at Chinchilla yesterday. He fought long and hard to defend his property and neighbours at Hopeland on the Western Downs from the impacts of coal seam gas....

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