Tide Turns – Half a Million Hectares on the Liverpool Plains Protected from CSG
Communities across the North West of NSW have come together to protect their groundwater, farmlands, urban areas and the environment in which they live from Coal Seam Gas mining. A simple survey is being conducted “Do you want your land and road CSG Free?”
“With an overwhelming majority of 95.9% of community members rejecting CSG across local districts comprising 515,000 Ha on the Liverpool Plains, the results are pouring in. More results are expected soon.” said Phil Laird from the Lock the Gate Alliance.
“Road signs that state “CSG FREE, Protected by the Community” are being raised on our regions roads as house by house, road by road, community by community the people of the North West declares the region to be off limits to Santos and their drilling program for coal seam gas” he said.
“The ‘People Power’ within … Read More »
Community Spirit & Christmas Cheer Celebrated
Much fun was had at the Blockade, the Monday night before Christmas, at the CCAG “Thank You” BBQ organised by the SOS Liverpool Plains girls.
Rodney the Clown entertained the many children with balloon figures, jokes and face painting and everyone joined in the Christmas carols: “O Little Town of Caroona”, “Good Old Georgus Clift”, “Santos the Red-faced Company” and a rousing rendition (to the tune of Santa Claus is comin’ to town) of “BHP Ain’t Comin’ To Mine”- old favourites with brand new words more fitting to the times we are in. The finale was left for a Steve Charles solo singing his very moving “Bring It On” accompanied by guitar.
We would like to thank everyone who has donated their time and money to this campaign for clean food and water supplies and we wish you all much fun with … Read More »