The Protect Country Alliance and Traditional Owners from across the NT have slammed today’s shock announcement by Opposition leader Bill Shorten to gift a $1.5 billion taxpayer-funded loan to build new gas pipelines to access NT shale gas.
Bill Shorten said today that, if elected, his government would replace the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility with a fund to encourage onshore gas fracking projects.Read more
Northern Territory residents are outraged after the Federal Government threw $8.4 million at the fracking industry while allowing crucial frontline services to whither from a lack of investment.Read more
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The Protect Country Alliance condemns the use of more public money by the gas loving Gunner Government to prop up the fracking industry in the Northern Territory, following reports $450,000 in taxpayer funds had been granted to the pro gas industry arm of the CSIRO, GISERA.Read more