WA Bans Fracking in South West
The West Australian government has banned fracking in the popular south west tourist region and put in place a statewide moratorium, pending an independent scientific inquiry.
Fracking Halted in the Northern Territory
The Northern Territory government has imposed a moratorium on fracking while it conducts an independent inquiry.
Landholders say WA Govt Failed on Fracking
Conservationists and landholders say the West Australian government will only go part of the way towards properly regulating the controversial gas extraction method known as fracking.
AGL Under Fire for Environmental Impacting NSW Fracking
NSW Premier Mike Baird has warned that authorities will "come down like a ton of bricks" if breaches have occurred at a gas field where dangerous...
Fracking Valve Deliberately Damaged
A gas valve at a fracking site in the Kimberley region was deliberately damaged, a preliminary investigation has found.
South Australia Libs Call for Fracking Inquiry
South Australia's Liberal opposition is putting investment at risk by calling an inquiry into fracking, oil and gas producer Santos says.
Queensland Pushes for Deep Oil and Gas
A new framework for resource development released by Queensland's Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Andrew Cripps focuses on the use of deep oil and gas...
Climate Experts Call for WA Fracking Ban
The former head of the CSIRO's atmospheric research team and a former premier are among a group of more than 50 experts urging the Western Australian...
Industry Groups Call for Fracking in NT
Lifting a ban on fracking in the Northern Territory would be welcomed by consumers as a move to help put a lid on future gas prices,...