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On the driest inhabited continent on earth, where people and landscapes depend on vulnerable water resources, Australia needs laws that protect our water from coal and unconventional gas mining.

In the lead-up to the Federal election, will you join us in putting water on the national agenda? Will you be part of our #Water4Life16 campaign?

 We will be taking action all around the country to tell candidates and political parties, that it’s time for them to:

  • Protect nationally significant water resources
  • Support the ‘dining boom’
  • Protect the health of people and communities

We’ll be asking them to commit to our full Water4Life Index, and we’ll be judging them against it.

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Federal Election Day - 2 July

June 28, 2016

We can’t tell you how to vote, that’s your decision. But we have reviewed both the previous actions and the current policies of various parties against our Water4Life Index, so that you can have an informed view on where they stand in relation to coal...

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AT RISK: McArthur River

May 23, 2016

Glencore's McArthur River mine is the world’s largest open cut lead and zinc mine, built in the belly of the sacred McArthur River in the Northern Territory. Long opposed by local Indigenous clan groups, the mine has history of flouting mining laws and regulations...

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  • Mariza Borg
    commented 2016-04-24 14:16:52 +1000 is a great way to get the message out there
  • Karis Muller Sanderson
    commented 2016-04-02 19:50:07 +1100
    What is a dining boom?