The Lock the Gate Alliance has described the NSW government’s decision to sign a memorandum of understanding to designate the controversial Narrabri gas project in the Pilliga forest a ‘Strategic Energy Project’ as a deep betrayal of farmers and the... Read More →
Over the next week climate change group 350.org in collaboration with local Lock the Gate Alliance groups will be hosting information sessions about the blockade to stop Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek Coal mine near Narrabri in North Western NSW.
Two groundbreaking new films by Lock The Gate Alliance will be screened in Mullumbimby at the Drill Hall tonight. The two 35-minute docos tell the powerful stories of Australians whose lives have been changed forever by coal and gas mining.
The Lock the Gate Alliance has slammed the Queensland government’s extraordinary admission that it will take people’s land, give away coal and override due process to induce coal companies to build the biggest coal mines in the country in Queensland’s... Read More →
The Knitting Nanas are holding a protest this morning outside Metgasco’s Casino offices and a series of meetings are planned for the Tweed in coming weeks.
Shareholders at the Metgasco annual general meeting in North Sydney yesterday voted to reject the remuneration report, a sign that shareholders are unhappy with the board.
A Trade Agreement with investor-state dispute settlement’ provisions that are being discussed for the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement twill lock the door on our electoral democracy.
CSG activists will meet federal resources minister Ian Macfarlane today, less than 24 hours after a new survey reveals overwhelming opposition to it in Richmond Valley.
Lock the Gate has called on the NSW government to stand firm on its two-kilometre exclusion zone around unconventional gas projects following a report into the blowout at Metgasco’s Kingfisher well.
Proposed coal mines will drain the equivalent of two-and-a-half Sydney harbours of groundwater in central Queensland, a report says. Released on Monday and commissioned by anti-mining group Lock the Gate Alliance, the report assesses mining proposals and analyses potential groundwater... Read More →
Garry Scott, Coordinator Gasfield Free Myocum/Tyagarah. No surprise the demise of the mining tax or the new government’s policy to step aside and out of the industry’s way.
Federal local ALP members Justine Elliot and Janelle Saffin will today pose for a media shoot outside Lismore Post Office with a 12,000 strong petition they have collected to go to state parliament opposing coal seam gas mining in the northern rivers.
Chris Dobney The state government, under pressure from the Greens, has revealed the cost of using police to provide security at Lock the Gate protests at Glenugie and Doubtful Creek – but only in part. However some simple calculations suggest... Read More →
Thursday’s show of force by police, escorting Metgasco’s coal-seam gas drilling equipment into the company’s Doubtful Creek compound, was a pyrrhic victory for the company, according to Lock the Gate president Drew Hutton. Documentary Sharon Shostak