Plan to Grow campaign launch to counter failure of QLD planning laws

Published: November 05, 2019

Not a single mining or gas project slated for Queensland’s best agricultural land has been refused since planning legislation was changed five years ago, according to new analysis. 

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Hunter’s “Brief window to avoid disaster”: Inquiry to hear appeal for diversification funding

Published: November 04, 2019

Significant government funding is needed to diversify the Hunter economy as thermal coal mining declines in response to global changes in coming years, according to Lock the Gate Alliance.

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NT must follow UK and ban fracking

Published: November 04, 2019

Northern Territory politicians are being urged to follow the UK’s lead and put the welfare of locals before the profits of the fracking industry. 

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Alarm over groundwater contamination at Beharra Spring

Published: November 01, 2019

LOCK the Gate Alliance has expressed grave concern at company reports showing that an evaporation pond at the Beharra Springs Gas facility, which overlies the Yarragadee Aquifer, has contaminated local groundwater supplies in the Mid-West of WA. 

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Oakey farmers to fight on despite disappointing court ruling

Published: November 01, 2019

Orders handed down by the Court of Appeal today rule that the challenge against the Acland Stage 3 coal expansion can not go back to the Queensland Land Court for reconsideration, after a judgement last month ruled against the original Land Court process.

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