Great Artesian Basin report

A new report reveals The Great Artesian Basin (GAB) in the Pilliga Forest of North West NSW is one of the most critical water recharge areas and is under siege from unconventional gas mining. The report will be presented at today’s meeting of the NSW Great Artesian Basin Advisory Group in Mudgee. Resource company Santos […]

Credit Suisse Equity Research – Santos Report

This important report by Credit Suisse economists discusses the gas price hike, particularly in relation to Santos’ admission that they developed the GLNG plant at Gladstone in part to drive up the price of gas in Australia and force a revaluation of their tenements. The key sentence from the report from Credit Suisse says “Santos […]

List of fracking bans worldwide

This document lists fracking bans across the world, including USA, UK, Europe, South Africa, South America, Australia, NZ and Canada. Click here to download the full list.

Symptomatology of a gas field

An independent health survey in the Tara rural residential estates and environs. Click here to download the full report.

Is fracking good for your health?

An analysis of the impacts of unconventional gas on health and climate. Click here to download the report.   Key findings: Unconventional gas—CSG, shale gas and tight gas—is slated to play a major role in the expansion of Australia’s gas industry, with the majority of future production to be exported. This expansion will be associated […]

CSG and Your Health: Understand the Risks, Protect Your Family

A Report on the Health Impacts of CSG and Shale Gas Mining & CSG Health Checklists by Dr Wayne Somerville B.A.(Hons.), M.Clin.Psych., D.Psy. Clinical Psychologist. Click here to download the full report.

Cooking up a price rise

The Australia Institute released this report on the effect of CSG exports on gas prices. It makes the following points: Households in Eastern Australia are about to be hit with more gas price increases which could see wholesale prices triple. The price rises are caused by commencement of gas exports from the huge LNG export […]

Higher levels of stray gases found in water wells near shale gas sites

A new study from Duke University in the US shows some homeowners living near shale gas wells appear to be at higher risk of drinking water contamination from stray gases.

Pouring more fuel on the fire

The Australia Institute has released a new research paper, Pouring more fuel on the fire. The paper updates previous Australia Institute research detailing federal government subsidies to the mining industry. It finds that the federal government has increased taxpayer funded subsidies to the mining industry by 12.5% over the past year, amounting to an increase […]

Information to stop gas-fired power

Dr Gideon Polya wrote this letter to the Great Artesian Basin Protection Group outlining his concerns over gas replacing renewable energy sources. Dr Polya has been teaching science students at a major Australian university for four decades. He published some 130 works in a five-decade scientific career. Dear Sir/Madam, The Australian Climate Commission has estimated […]