Fracking issue comes to Denmark

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2018: A documentary film made by a South Australian farmer keen to discover the real impacts of fracking is screening at the Denmark Civic Centre on Thursday, September 27 at 7pm. Organiser of the screening, Denmark resident Barb Thayne said fracking was an issue that concerned many local people and the film highlighted the costs of the […]

Scientists call for WA fracking ban

TUESDAY, September 18: More than 50 scientists and experts, including former Australian of the Year Professor Fiona Stanley, former WA Premier  Carmen Lawrence and current  WA Scientist of the Year Professor Peter Newman have joined former Chairman of the Australian Coal Association and Shell executive Ian Dunlop in urging the Western Australian Government to permanently ban fracking in the state. […]

Labor MP adds voice to calls for a state-wide ban on fracking

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7: Local Swan Hills Labor MP Jessica Shaw has affirmed her support for a ban on fracking in Western Australia. The pledge was made at a public meeting in Swan Hills last night, organised by local residents. “During the State election, I repeatedly expressed my opposition to fracking. My views haven’t changed. I have grave concerns that it […]