"Multinational gas companies will soon sell an annual $50 billion worth of Australian gas to foreign markets, but the nation will have to wait more than a decade for any revenue boost and some projects will never pay a cent in tax for the resources they extract."
Multinational gas companies will soon sell an annual 50 billion worth of

Gas tax review confirms nation faces decade wait for revenue from global giants

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Jonathan Prickett
Jessica Deanne Mason
Maxine Gail Kelly
Confused about all the news and politics surrounding gas lately? Why does the price of gas cost Australia farmland? Get the answers: Sydney, 2pm Sunday 7 May. [ Lockthegate.org.au Link ]
Warren Young
David Conway
Neville Round
New coal mine in Sydney's drinking water catchment would harm 93 groundwater bores, destroy world class aquifer system. Local residents don't want Hume Coal!

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New coal mine in Sydneys drinking water catchment would harm 93 groundwater

Proposed Hume Coal mine would destroy 'world-class' aquifer, local residents say

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Joan McNickle
Eunice Austin
Ian Wright
7,659 and counting! That's how many submissions the Sydney Knitting Nannas And Friends calculated have been collected so far, opposing the coal seam gas project at Narrabri, NSW. Can you help stop the spread of coal seam gas in NSW? [ Csgfreenorthwest.org.au Link ]
Margaret Hogg
Suzanne Shelton-Schatz
Kath Rankine
DODGING THE RISK TO GROUNDWATER: Scathing new evidence revealed in the Australian newspaper today shows shale gas fracking company Origin Energy is shirking insurance and leaving landholders to bear the brunt of contamination risks. NT Cattle Station Owner Rod Dunbar has advice to all landholders in this position. [ Lockthegate.org.au Link ]
Steve Harris
Peter N Sharen Good
Hilary Myers
Congratulations NT tourism operators who are protecting the land and water of the NT from fracking with this excellent Frack Free Tourism campaign!
Congratulations NT tourism operators who are protecting the land and water of

Tourism operators speak up to ‘go gasfield free’ and protect our icons - Dont Frack the Territory

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Sue Lyn
Derek Maitland
Glenda McCartney
Great! Finally some export controls on gas companies, but Malcolm Turnbull stop blaming our farmers and the attacks on state government gas mining regulations!
Great Finally some export controls on gas companies but Malcolm Turnbull stop

Malcolm Turnbull intervenes in gas market to tackle surging domestic prices

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Des Kerrigan
Niven Stines
Shelley Williams
Protect the Bylong Valley from coal mining! Join our community protest in Mudgee on 11th May.Coming from out of town? Join our camp out in Bylong the night before the rally! [ Facebook.com Link ]
Protect the Bylong Valley from coal mining Join our community protest in

Rally: Save Bylong from coal mining

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Greig Spencer
David Bottino
Stephen Lane
Farmer Ron Fenwick - 'These mining companies are just a law unto themselves and the department goes along with it'

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Farmer Ron Fenwick These mining companies are just a law unto themselves

The Battle of Bulga Bridge

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Susanne G Devereux
Chris Searle
Brian Stevenson
Terrible news that the Planning Assessment Commission has approved the Wilpinjong mine extension. The devastated Wollar community is shocked that this decision was made *a week* after submissions closed. A mine shouldn't cost a town, contact Planning Minister Anthony Roberts: (02) 8574 5600
Daniel Croci
Aaron Cosier
Sophie Malone
Keep WA Labor honest – join us in making sure that the new government delivers on its promises for a state-wide moratorium on unconventional gas and regional bans. There’s no time to lose! [ Lockthegate.good.do Link ]
Keep WA Labor honest join us in making sure that the new
David Graham Rowell
Ian Dridan
Phillip McGuigan
Hunter Valley farmer, Wendy Bowman gives the speech of her life after winning international Goldman Environmental Prize. “What worried me more was that if I sold it would wreck the lives of all those people” because of the mine’s expected impacts on downstream water sources.

Support Wendy: [ Lockthegate.org.au Link ]

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Hunter Valley farmer Wendy Bowman gives the speech of her life after

Speech of her life | video

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Jayne Whitehouse
Jeanette Hotop
Jenni Manson
Congratulations Hunter Valley farmer Wendy Bowman on receiving the international Goldman Environmental Prize​ in recognition of her success protecting her home and community from Yancoal's South East Open Cut mine. Support Wendy: [ Lockthegate.org.au Link ]
Judith Azzopardi
Rosemary Kearney
Peter Sullivan
Santos 7,000+ page Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Narrabri Gas Project – public submissions closing date is May 22. Your voice counts. Make a submission today: [ Lockthegate.good.do Link ]

Video thanks to Cloudcatcher Media
Margaret Bragg
Andy Swan
Anne Murnain
Margaret Fraser
Vanessa Turner
Garry Sutton
FRACKING companies are desperate to put our incredible Northern Territory at risk with fracking gasfields. But that's not the way the story ends. [ Lockthegate.org.au Link ]

Sign this petition and add your contact details so you can be part of the biggest rescue team the Northern Territory has ever known! Please also like & share this video message of support for the NT from John Butler who...
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Ray Slee
Vratislav Ricardo Bayshark
Janeanddavid McBride
Breaking: Hunter Valley farmer Wendy Bowman, 83, has been awarded the 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize for stopping a mining company from taking her family farm at Camberwell, north-west of Singleton!
Support Wendy: [ Lockthegate.org.au Link ]
Breaking Hunter Valley farmer Wendy Bowman 83 has been awarded the 2017

Australian activist Wendy Bowman wins Goldman environmental prize – video

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Carly McLaughlin
Carly McLaughlin
Guy Pemberton
Tom Crothers, the former general manager for water allocation and planning in the Queensland Department of Environment and Resource Management – talks about Adani's water licences. #StopAdani:
Wendy Saunders
Kaye Gorham
Elaine Jeffery
Lodge a submission today, it's easy to do ....
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Lodge a submission today it's easy to do
Joan McNickle
Allan Beaton
Esther Lewarn
Energy expert - the only answer to gas price hikes is to cut back LNG exports. Bring it on [ Lockthegate.org.au Link ]

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Energy expert the only answer to gas price hikes is to cut back LNG exports Bring it on

ZEN's Ross Garnaut says $80b LNG projects need to have forced export cutbacks

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Leigh Whitley
Andy Swan
Noella Bauer