Locals star in television commercial to protect Hunter farmland from coal mining

Published: January 21, 2019

A new television advertisement starring Hunter Valley locals begins screening in the region tomorrow (Jan 22), highlighting the need to protect farmland from destructive coal mining.

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NSW Government allows Shenhua to start work on Liverpool Plains mine without crucial management plans

Published: January 08, 2019

The NSW Government has allowed mining company Shenhua to alter its development approval for the controversial Watermark open cut coal mine in the Liverpool Plains, near Gunnedah, which will enable work on site to begin without key management plans being approved.

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Wide Bay Burnett Safe For Now, As Blue Energy Fracking Licences Expire

Published: January 07, 2019

Community groups are celebrating the news this week that Blue Energy gas permits in the Wide Bay Burnett region have expired and will not be renewed.

The Department of Natural Resources and Mines has informed Lock the Gate Alliance this week that the two Blue Energy gas permits that were due for renewal on the 31st December have expired, and will not be renewed. 

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Disappointment as administrative tribunal withholds Shenhua coal documents

Published: January 07, 2019

Community group Lock the Gate Alliance has redoubled its calls for a Special Commission of Inquiry into mining in NSW after the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal this week found in favour of the NSW Government withholding key documents on the Shenhua coal mine.

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Adani, can you dig it? (no, you can't)

Published: December 21, 2018

Lock the Gate Alliance has today described Adani’s decision to move some machinery to its Carmichael mine site in Central Queensland as a PR stunt, with several significant environmental approvals and court challenges outstanding.

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