EPA releases nearly 7000 public submissions to GHG emissions inquiry

THURSDAY, October 3, 2019: Western Australia’s environmental watchdog has released nearly 7000 public submissions into its inquiry into revised guidelines for greenhouse gas emissions in the state. The submissions were received from industry, conservation groups and individuals. Earlier this year the EPA was forced to withdraw its initial guidelines on GHG emissions after major oil and gas companies led by […]

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 […]

Rally Against Fracking WA

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.

Fracking issue comes to Denmark

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 […]

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 […]