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The gate gets locked on premier’s mining conference

August 16, 2011

The Lock the Gate Alliance will be organising a rally outside Sydney's Sofitel Hotel this Thursday to coincide with NSW Mineral Exploration & Investment 2011 Conference organised by NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell. The conference will be showcasing the state's controversial, new coal seam gas industry...

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Lock the gate extends campaign to native forests

August 16, 2011

With the campaign to stop heavy-impact mining and gas extraction on good agricultural land and underground water well under way the Lock the Gate Alliance has decided to extend its campaign to include important natural areas not currently protected from mining. Lock the Gate...

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LNG developments in Gladstone harbour a threat to world heritage values

August 05, 2011

The Queensland and federal governments have been embarrassed by a UNESCO report expressing 'extreme concern' about liquid natural gas developments on Curtis Island and in Gladstone harbour. UNESCO indicated they considered these a potential threat to the world heritage values of the Great Barrier...

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