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Landowners Sit-In at Federal Parliament: Call for 'A Fair Go' Against Mining Giants

June 20, 2013

Updates: 2pm: the 120 protectors of land, water and rights have left Parliament house, having shared their message with Federal parliament, blockading the front entrance for 3 hours. Greens Senators Christine Milne and Larissa Waters address the group. 1pm: Hon. Tony Windsor MP and Hon Bob...

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New Poll - Overwhelming Community Support for Farmers' Right to Say 'No' to Mining

June 18, 2013

New polling results show that people throughout NSW overwhelmingly support the rights of farmers and landholders to veto mining on their land, strengthening the case for that right to be protected in law, according to the Lock The Gate Alliance. The poll was commissioned...

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Government Should Side with the Community, not Rio Tinto: Alliance

June 17, 2013

The Hunter and Central Rivers Alliance has called on the NSW Government to accept the decision by the Land and Environment Court to overturn project approval for the Warkworth Coal Extension Project. Bev Smiles from the Hunter Community Network said, "the Government should get...

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