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“Relaxed” Stance on ‘Fracking For GST’ Deal Needs Clarification from Premier

July 19, 2017

Dongara farmer Rod Copeland has asked Premier McGowan to clarify his stance on any deals on fracking in GST discussions, after Treasurer Ben Wyatt said he was “relaxed” about Scott Morrison’s threat to cut GST to states unless they accept unconventional gas exploration. “I’m...

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Highway protests call for water protection from fracking threat

July 07, 2017

More than 30 actions are planned across WA for Saturday July 8 to protest at the State Government’s lack of action in protecting water resources from the unconventional gas industry.   The actions will involve groups of people taking to the highways with banners...

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Fracking scorecard shows political parties’ real colours

March 09, 2017

THURSDAY MARCH 9, 2017: With just days to the WA state poll, Lock the Gate Alliance has released an updated scorecard detailing where the political parties stand on fracking and on shore gasfields. Lock the Gate and local communities have asked all political parties...

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