COAG taxpayer funded gas demand would drain farming futures

Published: November 22, 2019

Lock the Gate Alliance says it is unconscionable Queensland Mines Minister Anthony Lynham is demanding federal taxpayer funds be spent on expanding the gas industry immediately following revelations CSG expansion will impact 571 farming water bores across Southern Queensland.

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Community calls on Mineral Resources to abandon fracking plans at AGM

Published: November 20, 2019

Community members opposed to fracking in WA’s Wheatbelt are today rallying outside gas company Mineral Resources annual general meeting.

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Wide Bay locals say no way to new coal mine proposal

Published: November 20, 2019

Wide Bay locals are gearing up for another fight, with a destructive coal mine mooted for fertile agricultural land just north of Bundaberg.

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Fed up Hunter Valley residents appeal for action on air pollution

Published: November 19, 2019

A community meeting in Singleton has adopted a series of demands seeking action from the NSW Government to address chronic air pollution in the Hunter Valley. 

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Mining rehabilitation committee a good start, but more work needs to be done

Published: November 15, 2019

Lock the Gate has welcomed the appointment of the Financial Provisioning Scheme Advisory Committee which will advise Government on how funds will be spent on abandoned mine rehabilitation. 

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