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National Party, Government betray farmers over CSG fast-track

February 21, 2014

The Lock the Gate Alliance has described the NSW Government’s decision to sign a Memorandum of Understanding to designate the controversial Narrabri gas project in the Pilliga forest a “Strategic Energy Project” as a deep betrayal of farmers and the bush that will intensify...

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Somerset Region votes overwhelmingly to lock the gates over water fears

February 18, 2014

A community meeting in the Somerset region last night voted overwhelmingly to lock the gate to mining that could threaten local waterways and Brisbane’s water supply. The meeting at Toogoolawah near Esk attracted around 200 concerned residents, farmers, business people and Somerset Regional Council...

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