Coal Seam Gas and Public Health Conference, Narrabri, Wednesday 15th August 2018 

The Conference will be held in Narrabri, the epicentre of Santos’ ambitious CSG exploration empire which covers 12% of NSW, opening up 14 regional shires to gasfields if the company is successful in obtaining approval from the NSW Government. A panel of health and safety professionals will present the latest knowledge about illnesses and hospital admissions in gasfields areas, the possible links with chemicals known to be prevalent around CSG gas wells, compressor stations and processing centres, mental health issues related to community upheaval, multiple stresses and FIFO workers and potential value of Health Impact Assessment to fully capture the range of ways CSG projects may affect our families and…continue reading →

Santos Fairview Significant Pollution Reporting

14th March 2018 VIDEO: Tanker spraying bitumen road Two Significant Pollution Reports regarding the Santos Fairview tenement near Injune in Queensland have been reported to the Government Pollution Hotline in Queensland. A waste water tanker was witnessed spraying material onto a bitumen road. The material had a strong and persistent odour, the tanker sprayed the road for several kilometres in the vicinity of a gas compression station and a coal seam gas drill rig. The tanker had no identifying marks and no licence plate. https://twitter.com/stopthefrack/status/985696128774488064 In response to the tweet @SantosGLNG replied: “In…continue reading →

Warren and Coonamble farmers tour QLD gasfields to ground truth APA pipeline claims

Pic: Inspecting a new Santos pipeline at Reedy Creek were farmers Simon Fagan (Coonamble), Tony Smith and Tony Van Lubeck (Warren) who have affirmed their commitment to the Coonamble Declaration against Santos’ Narrabri to Dubbo CSG pipeline. 16 March 2018 Since November, communities from Pilliga to Tottenham have been alive with controversy over a proposal for a high pressure pipeline to carry coal seam gas from Santos’ Narrabri Gas Project into the east coast gas network. Farmers on the pipeline route have just returned from a visit to the gasfields of the Western…continue reading →

NSW and SA farmers visit Darling Downs to see for themselves how CSG works

Pic: Inspecting a new Santos pipeline at Reedy Creek were farmers Simon Fagan (Coonamble), Tony Smith and Tony Van Lubeck (Warren) who have affirmed their commitment to the Coonamble Declaration against Santos’ Narrabri to Dubbo CSG pipeline. 15 March 2018 Fearing the approval of Santos’ Narrabri Gas project in North West NSW, a group of farmers and community members have conducted a tour of South West Queensland for a first-hand view of the towns and communities affected by coal seam gas, as well as some of gas infrastructure in the Darling Downs. The…continue reading →

Why we care.

Our aim is to provide advocacy and assist with community engagement and community monitoring services to help landowners and community members who are already or will soon be impacted by invasive mining and gas pipeline activities. Our goal is to act now with strength and strategic planning. We aim to protect and preserve our natural assets such as groundwater including the Great Artesian Basin, food security, forests, farms, Indigenous cultural heritage and values, flora and fauna. Our long term goal is NSW Gas Ban (just like Victoria). We seek environmental justice, aiming to uphold…continue reading →