‘Twiggy’ Forrest to meet fierce resistance from Kimberley communities

Commenting on Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest’s plans[1] to explore for gas in vast areas of the Kimberley, Frack Free Future Campaign Coordinator Jules Kirby warned of fierce resistance he’ll meet both from Kimberley communities and across WA.

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WA Nationals vote unanimously for landholders’ right to veto gas company access

Delegates at the WA Nationals annual conference in Geraldton have voted unanimously in support of a motion to grant landholders the right to refuse gas companies access to their properties. Nationals MP Paul Brown, who moved the motion, said[1] this mean his party’s policy is now to provide such a right.

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Community Presents ‘Oily Spoon Award’​ to Department of Mines and Petroleum

Tonight [Thursday 27th October] community members and environmentalists will attend the Department of Mines and Petroleum’s Golden Gecko Awards for Environmental Excellence, to present the DMP with an “Oily Spoon Award” for attempting to greenwash environmentally destructive industries, earning it the moniker “Department for Misleading the Public”.

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