Hear directly from a farmer about the loss of ground water in the Acland area. The coal mine expansion could further effect the ground water for hundreds of years to come. It's time to reject the mine: [ Lockthegate.good.do Link ]
John Eden
Myles Marsden
Warwick Anderson
The Limestone Coast Protection Alliance has this message for their communities, from Dr Mike Bruorton, LCPA. [ Communityrun.org Link ]
Tess Mcgilp
Andrew Bakewell
Eric Hockley
The Great Sandy Strait Saviours present Fraser Coast Clear Water Revival. Featuring Tobias, Barry Charles with Peter Wells, David Flower with Caroline Trengove. $20 on the door.
The Great Sandy Strait Saviours present Fraser Coast Clear Water Revival Featuring

Fraser Coast Clear Water Revival

EVENT - facebook.com
Groundwater is vital for the beautiful Mataranka Hot Springs. Now Origin Energy have set their sights on fracking the Beetaloo Basin to get the gas buried beneath the precious aquifers. Help us to protect Australia's hot springs: [ Nationbuilder.com Link ]
Allyson Sales
Renee de Neve
Keitha Bodenham
As the NSW Government Clean Air Summit gets underway in Sydney today, Lock The Gate Alliance has called for urgent action to bring down dangerous air pollution from the coal mining industry, which is the biggest single source of air pollution in NSW.
As the NSW Government Clean Air Summit gets underway in Sydney today

NSW Clean Air Summit underway: Less Talk, More Action Needed on Coal Mine Pollution

lockthegate.org.au
Jan Tribe
Mickey Mac
Turvy Webber
The facts don't lie. Although ads often do. We're calling on the consumer watchdog to investigate Acland mine ad campaign which is still using lies disproven in Court. Reject the Acland coal mine: [ Lockthegate.good.do Link ]
The facts dont lie Although ads often do Were calling on the
Anna Andrew
Kathy Topfer
Noelene Polzin
The Acland Mine's advertising is misleading and deceptive under Australian Consumer Law. The Land Court tested all the evidence and it's now time for Acland to stick to the facts. [ Lockthegate.good.do Link ]
The Acland Mines advertising is misleading and deceptive under Australian Consumer Law

Activists ask consumer watchdog to investigate Acland mine ad campaign

theguardian.com
Alex Solonec
John Walden
Elaine Jeffery
Only 5 days left to make a submission against a new coal mine in the Southern Highlands and Sydney's water catchment. [ Lockthegate.good.do Link ]
Only 5 days left to make a submission against a new coal

6400 submissions sent to Department of Planning

2st.com.au
Ken Howarth
Alex Solonec
Ian Bricknell
Flooding, mud and soft boggy soil this is the land they want to force a gasfield pipeline through. Insanity!
Flooding mud and soft boggy soil this is the land they want

Bogged beyond belief and they want to put a gas pipeline through

theland.com.au
Col Richards
Rose Marie Quinn
Alex Solonec
Community unites against Hume Coal. Berrima Buses reject Hume Coals' ads after community complaints, and taxis are against Hume Coal too. Lodge your objection today to their dirty coal mine in the heart of clean rural communities and a water catchment: [ Lockthegate.good.do Link ]
Community unites against Hume Coal Berrima Buses reject Hume Coals ads after
Dave Cate Rigg
Fay Mcbayn
AlexBand Jones
In another win for farmers, Queensland’s Supreme Court has just rejected a legal bid by New Hope coal to prevent the Queensland Government from making a final decision on the Acland Stage 3 coal mine, after the Land Court recommended that the mine should be refused.

Now it's back to the Premier and Minister Lynham - they need to respect the law and reject the mine.[ Lockthegate.good.do Link ]
Bernie Delaney
Mike Langensiepen
Deb Shammall
Controversy-plagued Wollongong Coal has been undermining Sydney's drinking water catchment for years. Now it seems they're in trouble again.
Controversyplagued Wollongong Coal has been undermining Sydneys drinking water c

Wollongong Coal in court over ‘failure to pay rent’

illawarramercury.com.au
Denis McKay
Ewald Wildfellner
Alex Solonec
Drew Hutton, stepping down as Lock The Gate's President, the man, the movement, the legacy. Thank you for the incredible work, Drew!
Drew Hutton stepping down as Lock The Gates President the man the

Drew Hutton, how he galvanised the Greens and his unlikely alliance with Alan Jones

theguardian.com
Jane Moulin
Susan Carton
Kate Ralton
Helicopter surveying for a major NSW gas pipeline that passes by and sometimes cuts through some of the nation’s most famous sheep and cotton farms and three inland river systems started this week. The 450 kilometre pipeline is to connect the Santos gas project in the Pilliga to the main Moomba pipeline at Booberoi.
Helicopter surveying for a major NSW gas pipeline that passes by and

“We’ll padlock our paddocks”

theland.com.au
Donna Arnold
Yvonne Fessler
Jenni Manson
The Gunner Government appears to be side stepping the NT Fracking Inquiry with plans to push onshore gas fracking in the Territory. #FrackFreeNT
The Gunner Government appears to be side stepping the NT Fracking Inquiry

Fracking in NT a done deal, asks Lock the Gate – Alice Springs News

alicespringsnews.com.au
Chris Dangerfield
Christine Joy Hayes
Merrilyn Anne Brown
The gas industry employs few people, pays little tax and has itself been responsible for the energy price hikes now plaguing eastern Australia. Tonight in Darwin, join this short lecture on energy policy and fracking economics at Charles Darwin University.
The gas industry employs few people pays little tax and has itself

Economics of Fracking: Risky Business? CDU Darwin

EVENT - facebook.com
Andrew Bakewell
Andrew Montford
Warren Young
Lock The Gate's President, Drew Hutton, is formally stepping down due to health issues.

A wonderful, skilful, courageous champion. We can't begin to thank him enough for his extraordinary leadership and unwavering dedication to our movement.

Thank you for all you've done.
Lock The Gate's President Drew Hutton is formally stepping down due to health issues
Kate Tubbs
Phil Laird
Anne Fry
On the weekend, Eastern Suburbs Coal and Gas Watch helped launch the NSW People's Referendum. Do you support a change for NSW? It's #Time2Choose [ Lockthegate.org.au Link ]
On the weekend Eastern Suburbs Coal and Gas Watch helped launch the
Ben Jones
Joseph Leonard Vautour
Today, Battle For Berrima Inc, delivered 6400 submissions opposed to the Hume Coal Mine in the Southern Highlands. Not only is the Southern Highlands a beautiful farming region, it forms part of Sydney’s drinking water catchment, and any new coal mines pose a threat to clean abundant water. Object today: [ Lockthegate.good.do Link ]
Kevin Devlin
Tess Mcgilp
Avril Howarth
It's time to protect farms and water from the Acland mine expansion. Call Minister Lynham today. [ Lockthegate.org.au Link ]
Its time to protect farms and water from the Acland mine expansion

Anti-mine activists to bombard minister with phone calls

stanthorpeborderpost.com.au
Rhonda Bock