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 […]
MONDAY, JUNE3, 2019: Work is underway on what could be WA’s first fracking gasfield, the Lock the Gate Alliance has warned A drilling exploration rig has been erected 50km south east of Dongara on unallocated crown land off Natta Road. It is exploring for tight gas as well as conventional gas and oil. Mid West coordinator for Lock the Gate […]
Local citizens concerned at plans by Buru Energy to frack the Kimberley will gather outside the company’s AGM in West Perth this morning from 9.30am.
TUESDAY, Feb 6: Communities on the North West Cape are celebrating following the withdrawal of two major onshore oil and gas leases in the region. Coordinator of Frack Free Ningaloo, Grace Keast, said the people of Exmouth and Coral Bay were greatly relieved that they would no longer be directly threatened by fracking in their region, at least in the […]
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 […]