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Tuesday November 20, 2018

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WA Bans Fracking in South West
Mining
Wednesday September 6 2017

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
Energy
Thursday September 15 2016

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
Environment
Monday March 21 2016

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
Environment
Wednesday January 28 2015

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
Mining
Wednesday January 14 2015

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
Mining
Wednesday November 12 2014

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
Mining
Friday September 5 2014

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...

Anti-fracking Groups Target Kimberley Gas
Environment
Wednesday January 15 2014

Anti-fracking Groups Target Kimberley Gas

Anti-fracking Groups Target Kimberley Gas

Mining
Sep 27 2018
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...

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Mining
Jan 23 2018
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,...

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