Jeff Seeney misleads public on the need for compulsory land acquisition for SDA

Published: June 16, 2014

The Lock the Gate Alliance calls on Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney to come clean about a State Development Area (SDA) that will allow the government to take land for a rail line, without fair negotiations.

Central Queensland coordinator of the Lock the Gate Alliance, Ellie Smith says the Deputy Premier is misleading the public about the need for an SDA and that rail lines could be built without it.

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Three Brisbane suburbs vote to go coal dust free for the sake of their health

Published: June 14, 2014

Three Brisbane suburbs have now voted to go coal dust free with Corinda this week joining Wynnum and Morningside.

Corinda residents attended a community health meeting on Wednesday at St John’s Lutheran Church. They voted unanimously to demand coal wagons and coal stockpiles be covered so their suburb and others can be coal dust free.

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Lock the Gate slams LNP decision to extinguish landholders’ rights

Published: June 13, 2014

Lock the Gate Alliance has slammed a Queensland Government decision that will allow land to be compulsorily acquired to facilitate rail lines from the Galilee Basin to Abbot Point in Central Queensland.

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Communities vow not to compromise at government gas consultation events

Published: June 11, 2014

Communities across Gippsland are preparing to turn out in big numbers for the Victorian Government’s community consultation events on unconventional gas. Residents of areas currently under unconventional gas licenses welcomed the announcement that the state government will be beginning community consultation next week, in Warragul.


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Alliance dismayed by NSW gas price hike

Published: June 10, 2014

The Lock the Gate Alliance is dismayed that the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal has failed to heed calls to protect NSW households from the profiteering activities of big gas exporting companies with the release today of the Tribunal’s decision to hike gas prices this winter.

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