Monthly Archives: July 2011

Sydney Rally 18 August

The NSW Government is sponsoring a $900 a head NSW Mineral Exploration and Investment Conference next month in Sydney. The two-day event (18/19 August) will see government and industry players coming together at a fancy hotel to discuss how to … Continue reading

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Community Cabinet meeting at Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie has been chosen by the State Government for a Community Cabinet meeting. It will be held on July 25 and local residents will have a chance to speak with the Premier Barry O’Farrell and his ministers. The Port … Continue reading

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National Day of Action on CSG

Sunday October 16th 2011 has been chosen as the National Day of Action on coal seam gas. This marks the beginning of National Water Week so it’s a very appropriate time for actions that highlight the importance of respect for, … Continue reading

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New Measures for Coal Industry

Tough measures for coal industry unveiled Leonie Lamont, Alexandra Smith THE state government has detailed new environmental and community consultation conditions for the coal and coal seam gas industry in what it has described as a watershed for mining in … Continue reading

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New Goverment and Gas Alliance

CSIRO join Australian Pacific LNG Australia’s peak science body, the CSIRO, has teamed up with energy company Australian Pacific LNG to form GISERA, that’s the Gas Industry Social and Environmental Research Alliance. listen to an ABC interview with Dr Peter … Continue reading

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Protest Songs

Protest Songs are a powerful method for raising awareness and rallying support. Throughout history there have been some brilliant protest songs, many are still loved and appreciated today. Songs have the power to help make sweeping social changes such as … Continue reading

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APPEA – the Voice of CSG

Know what the Coal Seam Gas Mining business is saying………… Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association The Voice of Australia’s Oil and Gas Industry Coal seam gas in Australia (CSG) The development of Australia’s CSG reserves offers an unparalleled economic … Continue reading

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This video features John Simon and Ken Zeserson singing and playing “No Fracking” with words by Judith Van Allen. Go to for more information.

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Fracking 101

An interesting look at the whys and wherefores of the fracking controversy on the East coast of the United States. Is relevant to the rest of the world now! December 06, 2010 BBC World News

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Greens ‘derailing’ key projects

The gas industry has demanded the Greens stop trying to derail coal-seam gas projects, which are crucial if it is to build up to $60 billion worth of new gas-fired power stations to meet Julia Gillard’s plans for a clean … Continue reading

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