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 […]
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.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2018: A documentary film made by a South Australian farmer keen to discover the real impacts of fracking is screening at the Denmark Civic Centre on Thursday, September 27 at 7pm. Organiser of the screening, Denmark resident Barb Thayne said fracking was an issue that concerned many local people and the film highlighted the costs of the […]
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 […]
SEPTEMBER 12, 2018: Lock the Gate Alliance has called for the final report of the WA Fracking Inquiry to be released to the public without delay. The inquiry’s report was handed to the government today. A spokesperson for Lock the Gate in WA Jane Hammond said the issue of fracking was of major public interest. “The findings of the fracking […]