THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2019: The McGowan Government has condemned some of Western Australia’s best farmland and significant cultural regions to being fracked, with today’s lifting of the fracking moratorium for existing petroleum titles. Huge swathes of the extremely productive WA Wheatbelt and Mid West regions, and key sensitive areas and wetlands across the Kimberley, can now be fracked, according to […]
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2019: Lock the Gate Alliance has called on the Western Australian EPA to listen to landholders in the Dongara region and publicly assess the Waitsia Gasfield proposal. Plans to expand the gasfield, which could be on of the nation’s biggest onshore gas developments, were released on last week and the public was given just seven days to […]
MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2019: Fracking for shale oil and gas is the most likely cause behind a massive spike in methane concentrations in the earth’s atmosphere, new research from Cornell University in the US finds. The research published this month in the Journal Biogeosciences points to fracking for shale oil and gas as a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. The […]
August 24, 2019 Outside the State Labor Party Conference, Perth Convention Centre SATURDAY, August 24, 2019: More than 100 anti-fracking protestors gathered outside the WA State Labor Conference today to send a clear message to the McGowan Government that fracking is not wanted nor needed in WA.
SATURDAY, August 24, 2019: Fracking “wastewater” and workers dressed in Hazchem suits will greet delegates at the start of the State Labor Conference at the Perth Convention Centre this morning (Saturday August 24, 8am). The workers will be joined by farmers and other concerned citizens from across the state to send a message to the Labor Government that fracking is […]