Prominent Australians Unite to call for McGowan fracking ban in the Kimberley

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8: Some of Australia’s most prominent voices including Paul Kelly, Jimmy Barnes, John Butler, Peter Garret, Missy Higgins, Tim Winton, Fiona Stanley, Janet Holmes a Court, Carmen Lawrence and Peter Newman have united in a call to Premier Mark McGowan to protect theState’s Kimberley from the controversial practice of gas fracking. The Kimberley is one of the world’s […]

Hill River declares ‘No Gasfields’ as fracking decision D-day looms

    SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2018: Hill River in the Shire of Dandaragan has become the latest community in WA to declare itself Gasfield Free. The declaration was made at an event in Cantabilling Road today, Saturday, September 22. The community celebrated the declaration with a barbeque lunch and informal gathering. The declaration followed months of work that involved volunteers […]

Moora declares itself Gasfield Free

Moora declares its Gasfield Free Future SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2017: The town of Moora in WA’s Wheatbelt declared itself Gasfield Free at an official community celebration in Apex Park on Saturday December 9. The event followed months of neighbour to neighbour surveying in the town, where community volunteers went house to house, road by road, asking residents if they would like to […]

Fracking the Regions in WA

Regions: FOSSIL FUEL exploration permits, leases and applications cover more than half the landmass of Australia. In WA, oil and gas permits and applications cover a vast area of the state. They overlie sedimentary basins in the Kimberley, Gascoyne, Mid West, Perth and the South West. Shale and tight gas are the primary targets for frackers in WA. Between 2004 […]