Labor Government Gives fracking the Greenlight in WA

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2018: Community group Lock the Gate has expressed its deep regret after Western Australia’s McGowan Labor Government lifted the fracking moratorium in the state, and replaced it with very limited protection for a few small areas. WA spokesperson for the group, Simone van Hattem said fracking posed an unacceptable risk to groundwater, the production of food and fibre, […]

No Fracking Welcome for Premier and Cabinet in Swan Hills

  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18: Swan Hills residents and other concerned citizens will rally outside the Community Cabinet Meeting in Ellenbrook today to send Premier Mark McGowan and his Ministers a clear No Fracking message. The snap protest action comes as the State Government prepares to hand down its decision on whether or not to give fracking the greenlight in Western […]

Poll shows overwhelming support for a ban on fracking in WA

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17: Polling in WA’s most marginal Federal seat shows overwhelming support for a ban on fracking in the state. The poll was conducted by research company Reachtel on Monday October 29 in the seat of Hasluck. It was commissioned by the Lock the Gate Alliance. The poll of 821 residents in the Hasluck electorate found that 77.5% of respondents […]