Despite only 12 fracking wells having been fracked in WA since 2004 there have been 21 spills at these fracking sites in the state in the past five years alone.
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, […]
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2018: A media report suggesting that the yet to be released WA Fracking Inquiry report has found that fracking can be done without harming the environment has alarmed the Lock the Gate Alliance. The WA fracking Inquiry handed its report to the State Government on September 12 but the findings have yet to be made public. A […]
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 […]
THURSDAY October 11, 2018: Hundreds of people are expected to gather at 12 noon at Parliament House in Perth todayto send a clear message to the State Government that the fracking industry does not have a social licence to operate in Western Australia. The rally will include the presentation to the Parliament of a petition signed by more than 14,000 […]