Fracking ban and moratorium welcomed

The state’s peak environment group the Conservation Council of WA (CCWA) and Frack Free Future alliance have welcomed today’s announcement by the McGowan Government to implement a ban on fracking in the South West, Peel, and Perth regions and a moratorium in other areas pending the results of an inquiry.

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Environment groups welcome policies on climate, fracking and environment at WA Labor Conference

WA Labor today reaffirmed its commitment to action on climate change, gas fracking, renewable energy, and biodiversity protection laws, as hundreds of community members rallied outside the WA Labor Conference to support a Frack Free Future for WA.

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WA taxpayers must not subsidise fracking - incentives should be directed to renewables not polluting energy

Western Australia’s peak conservation group has called on the McGowan Government to ensure that WA taxpayers are not subsidising the gas fracking industry, and to redirect incentives to renewable energy development.

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Science survey finds 7 out of 10 Australians oppose fracking

According to the recently released Australian Beliefs and Attitudes Towards Science Survey, 7 out of 10 Australians are opposed to fracking.

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NT Inquiry Report Confirms Unavoidable Impacts of Gas Fracking

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Image: The Owen-3 site on Tobermorey Station in the Northern Territory, Caddie Brain

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Fracking for GST Threat an Insult to Western Australians

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Locals declare Exmouth Frack Free

After 12 painstaking months of surveying townsfolk door-to-door, Cape Conservation Group volunteers have established beyond a shred of doubt that Exmouth residents are totally opposed to unconventional onshore gas exploration on the North West Cape.

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 Photo: Lock the Gate WA

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Report Details Fracking Threats to Perth Water Supplies

 

A report released today has highlighted the clear threat posed to Western Australia’s groundwater supplies by unconventional tight gas exploration and mining or ‘fracking’.

 

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Barnett’s pipeline cover-up: east would have enough gas if it didn’t export most of it

The recently defeated former Premier of Western Australia Colin Barnett is working with Federal politicians to cover up their own energy policy incompetence, with his proposal to pipe gas from WA to the east coast – which would have enough gas if it didn’t export most of it.

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Frack Free Future congratulates McGowan on an election victory borne of fracking concern

The Frack Free Future campaign has congratulated premier-elect Mark McGowan on WA Labor’s landslide election victory, highlighting the important role public concern over fracking and unconventional gas played in the vote, and warning of the need to honour the party’s commitment to a statewide fracking moratorium.

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