Gasfield air pollution linked to poorer health in SE Qld

WEDNESDAY JANUARY 10, 2017: A new Australian research paper points to a link between the escalating rise of hospital admissions in south east Queensland and a massive increase in air pollutants from the unconventional gas industry in the same region. The paper published in the prestigious International Journal of Environmental Studies this month noted that between 2007 and 2014 hospital […]

Call to protect Yalgorup National Park from gasfield development

FRIDAY, JANUARY 12, 2018: Peel residents have welcomed the State Government’s plans to expand the Yalgorup National Park but say its value as a conservation area is being compromised by a gas exploration lease covering the area. Local resident and spokesperson for Gasfield Free Peel Barb Brewerton said the government had acknowledged the internationally recognised biodiversity value of the park […]