Time to close the borders to the fracking companies

World leaders met recently in Glasgow to forge a path through the climate crisis, but in WA, the emissions-intensive gas and oil industry wants to lay waste to the Kimberley.

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New Acland’s attempt to silence witnesses fails

The Queensland Land Court has sensationally prevented an attempt by New Hope to stop Oakey Coal Action Alliance witnesses submitting evidence in the upcoming hearing over the company’s New Acland Stage 3 coal mine expansion.

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Farmers to defy big polluter Santos, whatever the government does

Grain farmers Mark Robinson and his wife Cherie never thought that, at 52 years of age each, they’d be protesting in an attempt to stop a gasfield.

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Economic argument for fracking built on hot air and taxpayer subsidies

The economic argument in favour of fracking the Northern Territory has suffered another blow.

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The community that fought off the frackers

Former Dandaragan local Pauline Cook didn’t know whose driveway she had pulled into - until she saw the fancy car and the driver.

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Gas company-funded GISERA at it again with unreliable report

The results just didn’t add up.

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Cecil Plains: flashpoint for CSG battle on QLD’s Western Downs

When Cecil Plains dry land and broad acre farmer Russell Bennie moved onto his property ten years ago, he found an unwelcome surprise.

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Global oil crash offers glimmer of hope for NT’s communities facing fracking

The first frack hit like a hammer blow for all those who had spent years fighting the industry.

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A battle half won: After Moreton Resources abandoned its coal mine plans, Kingaroy locals call for stronger protection of agricultural land

Traipsing around the remote and wild south west coast of Tasmania in the pouring rain, John Dalton had no idea he and the other members of the Kingaroy Concerned Citizens Group (KCCG) had just won a major victory.

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How the west will avoid the frack attack: gasfield free declarations

It was the sheer injustice of the announcement that upset Woodridge local Jenny Walker the most.

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