NT Traditional owners are travelling thousands of kilometres this week to bring a clear message to Sydney - Origin doesn’t have consent to frack their land and open the largest new oil and gas reserve in Australia.
The Power of Country tour will launch at Sydney Town Hall on Thursday (September 5) night - bringing together Traditional Owners, First Nations people, Northern Territory communities, and allies, all fighting Origin’s plans to frack the Betaloo Basin.Read more
Protect Country Alliance condemns the deeply flawed and farcical process followed by the Northern Territory Government to determine its “no-go fracking zones”.
The government today confirmed fracking companies would be granted open slather to more than half of the NT’s landmass, after failing to apply its own criteria for the protection of critical assets like town drinking water supplies and areas of natural and cultural significance.Read more
Territorians are being urged to defend their water and reject the NT Government’s planned no-go zone fracking maps, which place communities, high-value farmland and important cultural and ecological sites at risk.
The public has one week left to comment on the mapping which, if adopted and enshrined in legislation in its current form, would jeopardise drinking water for towns like Alice Springs, impact important cultural sites, and damage world-renowned wetlands.Read more