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There are moratoriums on fracking in Tasmania and Western Australia, while New South Wales has applied certain restrictions on fracking. The new South Australian Liberal government is planning a 10-year ban on fracking in much of the state's south-east. Queensland more broadly allows the practice ...
“Those external issues like Australian government commentary was secondary, not even secondary, it was not part of my decision making. For me it was about ... fracking would bring. The anti-fracking campaign plans to target the NT Labor state conference on May 12 at the Darwin Entertainment Centre.

Wealth management firm AMP could face class action lawsuits after admitting to misleading the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. Law firms ... Treasurer Scott Morrison has denied giving the Northern Territory government $260 million in exchange for liberalisation of anti-fracking laws.
The Australia Institute's research director, Roderick Campbell, said the decision to allow fracking would have a huge impact on Australia's carbon emissions and would wipe out emissions savings from the Territory government's 50% renewables target “one hundred fold”. “According to the inquiry, fracking ...
Australia is well placed to make use of nuclear energy for peaceful electricity generation. Aboriginal leaders should also get behind the idea, as former ALP president Warren Mundine already has. The extraction and use of uranium could help create jobs in the regions where many indigenous Australians ...

AN ANTI-fracking group will screen an Australian documentary on the subject at Rotherham's Trades club. Frack Free South Yorkshire has arranged the showing of The Bentley Effect on Thursday evening (5). The film — shot over five years — follows the public opposition to the gas industry staking a claim ...
As Australia's Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel, has said, the anti-fracking scares are baseless. “[Fracking is] being used widely already in the coal-seam gas fields, particularly in Queensland. It's being used widely across America,” he said. “The evidence is that, if properly regulated, it's completely safe.”.

Netflix's “zom-dram” Cargo – what's essentially an Australian The Walking Dead spinoff – boasts far more inspiration from survival instincts over typical rotter squashing. No tactical military platoons, just a father and child fighting against outbreak paranoia. Supplies are scarce, native tribes echo ritualistic ...
The NT's anti-fracking movement is calling on the Government to reverse a second controversial decision this weekend, after it backed down from a $50 million plan due to public outcry. The plans for the $50m museum at Myilly Point were officially scrapped on Sunday — the same day about 200 people ...
AS a resident of Western Australia and a worker in the fracking industry, Dr Graham Marshall (The Yorkshire Post, February 3) can perhaps be ... He may like to know that anti-fracking businesses in the area have also been targeted for abuse on Facebook and Twitter by pro-frackers: perhaps the one thing ...
The gas exploration company Third Energy expects to begin test fracking at the site in the new year – the first such drilling in England since 2011, when minor earthquakes occurred in Lancashire after tests near Blackpool. Anti-fracking campaigners have vowed to step up their efforts to block any fracking, ...
Environmentalists from Uruguay, Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay marched on August 5 in the department of Paysandu, Uruguay, to protest against oil and gas exploration being carried out by Australian company Petrel Energy. The company's exploratory works, and potential exploitation, threaten the ...
An Aboriginal man who has spent more than two years protesting mining companies from a makeshift camp in northern WA has declared victory, despite a tribunal ruling likely to end his campaign. Traditional owner Micklo Corpus first pitched his tent 70 kilometres east of Broome in August 2014, after gas ...
Most Australians support bans on new unconventional gas exploration but the federal government has told the states to “get off their backsides” and end bans. More than twice as many Australians support moratoriums on fracking (56%) than those who oppose them (20%), according to an Australia Institute ...
It's early February and the mood at the anti-fracking camp in the embattled village of Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire, is one of cautious optimism. ... Already established across North America and Australia, fracking is the controversial method of recovering gas or oil by injecting liquid at high pressure into ...


 

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