Farming fears to be voiced at Vickery mine meetings

Published: January 31, 2019

A groundswell of community concern over water and farming will be be vented at a public hearing for Whitehaven’s proposed Vickery coal mine expansion in Boggabri and Gunnedah next week.

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Lock the Gate urges tough penalties after BHP pollutes Central Queensland creeks

Published: January 31, 2019

Lock the Gate Alliance is calling on the Queensland Government to prosecute BHP to the full extent of the law, after it was revealed the mining giant likely polluted creeks surrounding its Saraji coal mine in Central Queensland.

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Country artists to rock against coal

Published: January 22, 2019

Guitar and heart strings will be pulled tomorrow (Jan 23) evening as a host of musicians come together to support farmers battling against the might of the coal mining industry.

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Water woes: Wallarah 2 Coal Mine approval underneath Central Coast drinking water catchment condemned

Published: January 22, 2019

Federal Environment Minister Melissa Price’s decision on Friday (Jan 18) to give the go ahead to the Wallarah 2 Coal Mine will harm residents of the Central Coast and threatened wildlife, according to Lock the Gate Alliance. 

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Locals star in television commercial to protect Hunter farmland from coal mining

Published: January 21, 2019

A new television advertisement starring Hunter Valley locals begins screening in the region tomorrow (Jan 22), highlighting the need to protect farmland from destructive coal mining.

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