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Today Tonight – Poisoned farms and toxic food – the bitter battle in country SA that’s now reached the city.

Watch the video here https://www.todaytonightadelaide.com.au/stories/gas-galore and read a story in Advertiser Belinda Willis, The Advertiser- March 22, 2017 8:29pm http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/business/angry-south-east-farmers-lock-their-gates-to-gas-drilling-amid-fears-of-damage-to-underground-aquifers/news-story/27116e85f01a861c03cbe6d6d815e81b “Our concerns really are about the long-term integrity of wells and drilling, the possible leakage between the aquifers and having a higher density of wells being built and drilled in the region,” Coonawarra Grape and Wine […]

The Limestone Coast Protection Alliance response to the “SA Energy Plan”

SA’s Energy Plan The Limestone Coast Protection Alliance commends Premier Weatherill on his plan to make SA independent of the national chaotic energy mess that has caused SA’s energy problems, and the failure of the Federal government to show any leadership in energy matters. We are also pleased about the creation of the $150 million […]

Limestone Coast Protection Alliance says go Solar Thermal, not gas

YES to Solar Thermal. NO to gas, says Limestone Coast Protection Alliance in meeting with Tom Koutsantonis   Key leaders from the Limestone Coast SA met with the Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy, Tom Koutsantonis on Monday to convey their position YES to Solar Thermal, NO to gas. Merilyn Paxton, Farmer, and Chair of […]

The ” Gas Crisis ” Con

Have you heard about the great “gas crisis” con? Why are Australian manufacturers and grannies paying through the nose and struggling to buy any gas at all, while we’re in the middle of a boom? Share this video and make sure we don’t let those pollies and gas bullies blame farmers for their absurd mistakes. […]

South Australia Votes: Solar thermal or Gas

There are alternatives to gas. Vote here. http://www.repowerportaugusta.org/vote Jay Weatherill is currently deciding whether the South Australian Government buys its power from clean, on-demand solar thermal power with storage in Port Augusta or polluting and expensive gas.

UPDATE!

Update! On Tuesday 29th November the South Australian government’s Natural Resources Committee released their final report in to Fracking in the South East of South Australia.  The Committee commenced this inquiry in November 2014 and have taken two years to release the 125 page   report. Presiding Member Hon Steph Key MP announced “After review of […]

Contact Your MPs

Dear Friends, Premier Weatherill and Mr Koutsantonis, Treasurer and Minister for Minerals and Energy are determined to turn the Limestone Coast into gasfields, claiming that this gas is vital for our “transition” to renewables. This is not true. The Liberal opposition has not spoken out to oppose this. It is up to us to make […]

STAY AT HOME RALLY! SAY NO TO GASFIELDS!

On Friday 30th September many of our supporters took part in the Limestone Coast Protection Alliance Stay at Home Rally.  If you were unable to take part on that day  it is not too late to tell our South Australian government that you don’t want gasfields in the South East.  Since Victoria announced a ban on […]

Sound economics as Victoria quits fracking for good

The Victorian Government’s decision to ban fracking is based on sound economic and energy policy. Queensland’s experiment in unconventional gas has demonstrated that the economic benefits promised by the gas industry largely failed to materialise, and there has been an enormous downside to other industries.Arguments that the gas is needed have rung hollow as Australian domestic gas demand projections have been […]

Western Downs Battle Begins for Roma, Wandoan and Rolleston

Lock the Gate Media Release 16th June First ever legal challenge against major federal CSG approval: Santos’ 6100 CSG well expansion in Queensland The Western Downs Alliance has commenced legal proceedings which will challenge the Federal Environment Minister, Greg Hunts, approval of 6,100 CSG wells in Queensland. The Santos GLNG Gas Field Development Expansion expands […]

Latest Videos

LCPA – Our Story So Far

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Protect Our Limestone Coast Video

Find out why people just like you are locking their gate and becoming involved to stop unconventional mining in our region.

Coal and the Bulga video from The Weekly

The Weekly has uploaded the Bulga segment so you can watch and share. I had a great laugh : you either laugh or you cry!

NT pastoralists show down with mining companies; Landline

Boiling Point on Landline on 16th March 2015 PIP COURTNEY, PRESENTER: Northern Territory pastoralists are the most unprotected in the country when it comes to their rights in facing up to mining and exploration companies. For years, they’ve been pushing for better protection and a bolstering of legislation. But nothing has happened and tensions are […]

Protect Our Foodbowl Rally Speakers

Listen to the speakers at the Protect our Foodbowl Rally last weekend.      

A Rational Fear: you’ll fracking love it (comedy video)

Need a bit of a laugh with all this worrying fracking talk going on? Watch this video for a lighthearted look at what is going on in our country

Overwhelming proof that fracking contaminates water

We’ve seen it before (like in Gasland Part II), scientific evidence proves that drilling and fracking contaminated ground water, but then the industry swoops in with their misinformation campaigns and pressure on regulatory agencies, and suddenly there’s a new set of “facts” to debate. Our video of the week shows that the Lispky family is […]

Fracking fears grow in the South East

The campaign to stop gas exploration in the state’s South East is building momentum with seven local councils backing a moratorium in a meeting at Naracoorte. Michelle Vella reports on Channel 7 news. Watch the news video here

Earth Focus video on the risks of extracting gas via fracking

Watch this video from Earth Focus on the risks of extracting gas via fracking

What is Hydraulic Fracturing (fracking)?

This video explains what fracking is in easy to understand terms and discusses the positives and minuses Click here to watch the video “What is Hydraulic Fracturing?”

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