Fracking Our Health

Across the US state of Colorado fracking has taken hold. In the small town of Greeley, in Weld County, Colorado, massive fracking mega-pads now dot the landscape, some just a few metres from homes, playgrounds and schools. The mega-pads can have up to 40 fracking wells in one place. The human cost of this rapid development has been seen in […]

John Butler calls for submissions to ban fracking in WA

MUSICIAN John Butler has joined the call to flood the WA fracking Inquiry with submissions calling for a statewide ban on the risky extraction process. Speaking on camera during a break in his recording schedule Butler urged members of the public to make a submission. The inquiry opened for submissions on November 27 and will close on March 19. Lock […]

Voices from the Queensland Gaslands

A series of short videos on life in the gaslands of Queensland made for Lock the Gate in 2014/15. Voices from the Gaslands – George’s story Landholders across Queensland are facing an invasive force as coal seam gas companies move onto their land. The landholders, many of whom have worked their properties for generations, are being forced to accept life […]