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Hutton condemns Palmer’s ‘mischievous’ defamation

March 29, 2012

Lock the Gate Alliance president, Drew Hutton, responded with disgust to today's news that mining magnate, Clive Palmer, had made his defamatory comments about him to distract the media from negative stories about the LNP. "Clive Palmer has simply made any defamation case against...

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Lock the Gate welcomes Labor’s plans to protect Bimblebox

March 23, 2012

The Lock the Gate Alliance welcome the overnight announcement by the Queensland ALP to protect nature refuges from mining, including the Bimblebox refuge near Alpha. Alliance president, Drew Hutton, said this was a major concession by Labor and he called on the Liberal National...

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Coal seam gas tenements in Brisbane suburbs

March 19, 2012

 large coal seam gas exploration permit has been granted over a large part of Brisbane's western suburbs. The permit, known as EPP641 is owned by BNG Pty Ltd which is a subsidiary of the large CSG company, Arrow which is, in turn, owned 50-50...

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Lee Kernaghan to open and close Food Security Forum

March 07, 2012

Australian country music singer and songwriter and 2008 Australian of the Year, Lee Kernaghan will open and close next Monday's Food Security Forum at the Brisbane Convention. Mr Kernaghan, who feels passionately about the destruction being caused to the Australian bush by coal and...

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