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Kids on Country, ban fracking: Greens

By JULIUS DENNIS A total ban of fracking and comprehensive initiatives for dealing with troublesome children are key planks in the Greens' platform who are...

Clean energy the plank to rebuild the economy

 

 

"It means making sure that we are not contributing to the heating and cooking of the planet by releasing millions of tonnes of emissions into the atmosphere," says environmental activist Jimmy Cocking (at left) in an election preview. JULIUS DENNIS reports.

Tweedledum and Tweedledee both like fracking

By ERWIN CHLANDA The Country Liberal Party says “it is going for gas,” quoting the possible creation of 13,600 jobs and $3.7 billion in tax...

Territory Alliance to ‘lock the gate’ on fracking

 

 

 

The Territory Alliance, if elected, will ban fracking in the Northern Territory due to widespread community concern and the unviable economic case of this controversial practice, writes TA Leader Terry Mills (pictured).

Make fracking pause last forever: cattle man

 

 

Territory pastoralists and Native Title holders welcome the announcement by Santos that it will abandon its exploration and fracking program for the McArthur Basin “beyond 2020,” write Daniel Tapp (pictured), Big River Station and Estelle Fararr, Roper Valley.

COVID-19 pauses Origin's Beetaloo activity


 
Origin remains committed to the project, rescheduling further work to the second half of the year.  Their decision follows concerns raised about the safety of remote communities potentially exposed to COVID-19 infection from FIFO sources. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

UPDATED 26 March 2020 2.37pm. 

Are frackers immune from COVID-19 rules?

 

 

The Chief Minister should have put more money into our local clinic. I don’t know why they’re pumping money into fracking companies, writes Gadrian Hoosan (pictured), of Borroloola.

Record NT debt: Gunner mum on collateral

 

 

Compulsory acquisition of real estate for gallery on the cards, deals for land with native title holders, solar future and the Feds are to blame for youth crime: Michael Gunner sketches what's in store for The Alice this year. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Fracking stance hits Labor vote: Protect Country Alliance

 

 

New Johnston MLA Joel Bowden needs to take public's concerns to Gunner, writes Dan Robins, of the Protect Country Alliance.

Council wrestles with latest fracking developments


 
They want local government across the NT to have an ongoing say in fracking, especially its likely impact on water, but Councillors  Jimmy Cocking and Marli Banks got their proposition over the line only by acknowledging that fracking could have good as well as bad consequences. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

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