Federal Government’s Adani FOI refusal doesn’t hold water

Published: October 30, 2019

A bizarre bureaucratic claim is stifling the public’s ability to learn more about what went on behind closed doors in the lead up to Adani being granted its water licence by the Federal Government.

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Fed up Bylong farmers protest outside South Korean Embassy

Published: October 25, 2019

Fed-up farmers, their friends, and a small flock of sheep have rallied outside the South Korean Embassy in Canberra today to draw attention to what’s at stake if the Korean government-owned corporation KEPCO doesn’t relinquish its mining titles in the beautiful Bylong Valley.

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Minister Stokes moves to blindfold impact of climate change from coal mines

Published: October 24, 2019

Lock the Gate Alliance says “downstream emissions” legislation introduced by Planning Minister Rob Stokes in NSW parliament today is a reckless clutch at a blindfold that can’t erase the effects of climate change. 

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QLD Government investigation into New Acland and drained farm bores was flawed: New report

Published: October 23, 2019

A new independent scientific review has found major failings with a Queensland Government investigation into the loss of water in farming bores near the New Acland Coal Mine, with farmers now pointing the finger at the mine for causing the drainage.

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Berejiklian back down: NSW Government capitulates to coal lobby

Published: October 22, 2019

A NSW Government proposal to prevent the Independent Planning Commission from considering downstream climate emissions when assessing mining projects is a terrible mistake that will be remembered by future generations, according to Lock the Gate Alliance. 

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