No hope for New Acland: landholders

LANDOWNERS on the Darling Downs say they have been ignored and let down by the state government over a potential mine expansion.

Oakey beef producer and veterinarian Dr Nicki Laws said the government had reneged on an election promise to not allow New Hope to expand its New Acland mine.

“This project is so bad it is a litmus test for the democratic process and fair government process,” she said.… Go to Article

Consumers will foot protest bill of $100k a day, says Santos

SARAH-JANE TASKER
The Australian
February 15, 2014

SANTOS has warned that protests at its Narrabri Gas Project in NSW — where seven activists were arrested this week — are forcing delays and adding costs to its development that will eventually flow to the end user.

James Baulderstone, who heads up Santos’s East Coast business, said it cost $100,000 for each day the company was held back from working on the coal-seam gas project in the Pilliga state forest.… Go to Article

New Short Film – The Galilee Basin and The Reef

Nathan has put together a cool film about the Aurizon AGM protests and associated issues. Many of you will recognise yourself, friends or reports you’ve been involved in. It has a killer ending that I still love after many watches, featuring a powerful song by The Triffids. Please check it out and share it around

We have very very big news coming soon re our plans to stop the insanity of mining the Galilee Basin.… Go to Article