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 anti-fracking group, Lock the Gate

The Lock the Gate Alliance is an incorporated Australian community action group which was formed in 2010 in response to the expansion of the coal mining and coal seam gas industries, which were encroaching on agricultural land, rural communities and environmentally sensitive areas. The organisation has initially focused on responding to developments in the states of Queensland and New South Wales, through peaceful protest and noncooperation. Lock the Gate Alliance's stated mission is "to protect Australia’s natural, environmental, cultural and agricultural resources from inappropriate mining and to educate and empower all Australians to demand sustainable solutions to food and energy production." The Alliance claims to have over 40,000 members and 250 local groups constitute the alliance including farmers, traditional custodians, conservationists and urban residents. The organisation was incorporated in 2011 in New South Wales and became a registered company, limited by guarantee on 6 March 2012. The inaugural AGM was held in Murwillumbah on 11 June 2011 at which Drew Hutton was elected president. Another notable member is Dayne Pratzky, whose activism became the subject of the 2015 documentary film, Frackman. logo
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updated Sun. October 24, 2021

"Given the scandalous nature of your allegations against Origin and the inquiry which have now been proven to be wholly incorrect, it remains a matter of considerable concern that no apology has been proffered by you, on behalf of Lock the Gate, to Origin or the inquiry," she said. "Failure to do so has the ...

Lock The Gate spokeswoman Naomi Hogan gave evidence to the inquiry on Tuesday, and said that over the weekend she had found a disparity between Origin Energy's submissions to the NT Government and to the inquiry, calling it a "cover up". Ms Hogan told the inquiry Origin's submission to the NT ...
Northern Australia Minister Matt Canavan said on Wednesday that the sooner the onshore fracking industry could get going in the NT, the better. ... The Lock The Gate Alliance environmental group said it was happy with the draft report; spokeswoman Naomi Hogan said the number of recommendations ...
FOUR years of fighting fracking in the Wide Bay Burnett region may have paid off for Vicki Perrin. Ms Perrin, who is the organiser of conservation group Lock the Gate, said it was a huge relief to hear Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk say there would be no fracking in the region under a re-elected Labor ...


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