WA Opens the State to Fracking

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 […]

Concern over expansion plans at WA’s Waitsia Gasfield

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 […]

Fracking spill to greet delegates at today’s State Labor Conference

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 […]

Rally Against Fracking in WA targets Labor’s State Conference

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21: Concerned citizens from across WA will converge on this weekend’s State Labor Conference in Perth to call for a permanent statewide ban on fracking in WA. The group will hold a rally outside the conference at the Perth Convention Centre starting at 8am on Saturday morning (August 24). A spokesperson for Lock the Gate in WA Jane […]