GasFieldFree

Gasfield Free Byron Bay & Northern Rivers

Carrying on the activism from the huge community project of resisting the government backed mining insanity at Bentley NSW in 2015. This page includes posts from 2 FB pages: CSG Free Byron Bay & CSG Free Northern Rivers. – – – The aim of the Gasfield Free Northern Rivers movement is to protect the biodiversity, water resources, agricultural lands and sustainable industries of the Northern Rivers, and the livelihoods and wellbeing of the people who live here, from the impacts of coal seam gas (CSG) and other forms of unconventional gas mining. Our objective is to have the Northern Rivers region declared a CSG and unconventional gas free zone, and for all current licenses and leases that allow such activities to be revoked.

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FRACKING GAS BUBBLING UP THROUGH QLD RIVERS IS GETTING WORSE ... Read MoreSee Less

Support the Organic Consumers Association of Australia to

* ensure consumer interests are represented at all levels of management of organic including standards, certification, & marketing.

* support existing organic farmers & encourage public policy that supports more conversion of farmland to organic.

* defend all organic standards including avoidance of harmful inputs, regenerative management of land, humane treatment of animals & fair trade.

* keep pesticides away from food & protect the environment.

* encourage domestic regulation. Current Australian consumer law can regulate organic claims, but lacks specific organic legislation so there is little surveillance of the market, especially imported products; some products are uncertified; complaints are rarely pursued.

* Fight forces that want to lower standards to permit soilless growing systems, allow synthetic chemicals, intensify animal keeping, accept GMO contamination, & remove environmental care obligations of certified organic production.

Join us - help protect the integrity of organic production & encourage conversion to organic, for the benefit of human health & the environment.

Questions/requests for non-member attendance: Tim Marshall tim@tmorganics.com 0412473230

Join at www.organic-consumers.com.au

Support the Organic Consumers Association of Australia to

* ensure consumer interests are represented at all levels of management of organic including standards, certification, & marketing.

* support existing organic farmers & encourage public policy that supports more conversion of farmland to organic.

* defend all organic standards including avoidance of harmful inputs, regenerative management of land, humane treatment of animals & fair trade.

* keep pesticides away from food & protect the environment.

* encourage domestic regulation. Current Australian consumer law can regulate organic claims, but lacks specific organic legislation so there is little surveillance of the market, especially imported products; some products are uncertified; complaints are rarely pursued.

* Fight forces that want to lower standards to permit soilless growing systems, allow synthetic chemicals, intensify animal keeping, accept GMO contamination, & remove environmental care obligations of certified organic production.

Join us - help protect the integrity of organic production & encourage conversion to organic, for the benefit of human health & the environment.

Questions/requests for non-member attendance: Tim Marshall tim@tmorganics.com 0412473230

Join at www.organic-consumers.com.au
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FRACKING AGREEMENT REACHED
Native title holders in the West Kimberley have signed an Indigenous Land Use Agreement with a petroleum exploration company that will allow the use of fracking south-east of Broome.

Theia Energy has been negotiating with the Karajarri people for more than a year, to gain necessary approval for their Great Sandy Desert Project, with an agreement signed off on Friday.

The ABC obtained a conceptual plan of the project last year that showed a network of wells pipelines and even a new port on the Kimberley coast.

But Theia chief operating officer Jop van Hattum said that was not what was being proposed at Friday's meeting, and initially just one well will be drilled and fracked in 2022.

Mr van Hattum said the agreements will provide economic opportunities and control to the native title holders.

"Karajarri people first of all have a lot of control on where well-pads are being established, where pipelines are being established, that their cultural heritage is being protected," Mr van Hattum said.

Karajarri Traditional Lands Association executive officer Martin Bin Rashid said the agreements provided an opportunity for Indigenous people and would protect the environment.

"We see this as an opportunity to take Karajarri forward, we're confident that if fracking is done correctly it is low impact."
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well people, there goes your clean air, land and water....FOREVER....just for a few bucks....

www.theguardian.com/environment/video/2020/jul/27/paris-climate-agreement-us-exit-trump-world-vid...

Why Trump abandoning the climate fight puts the planet in even more danger – video explainer
The Guardian's enviroment reporters Emily Holden and Oliver Milman look at why Donald Trump wants to leave the agreement and whether the world can make a success of the deal without America's cooperation
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Metgasco seismic testing at Casino Channel 7 report. 

(recorded from TV because not streamed online sorry)

Henderson likens seismic testing to ultrasound in a maternity ward.

How very warm and fuzzy of Mr Henderson. 

Pity the analogy doesn't hold up for the toxic water and gases that come out of a coal seam gas well!

Metgasco seismic testing at Casino Channel 7 repor...

Want to be inspired and uplifted? Watch this great video of the #BentleyBlockade singing the Bentley song this morning after the announcement that the Metgasco license had been suspended #lockthegate #csg

Want to be inspired and uplifted? Watch this great...

Rock Valley Alert - HAVE YOU HAD ENOUGH? Throughout our country large and small mining companies are pushing our farmers to the brink and beyond. How angry are you about that?
 Take the #enoughisenough test.
 If your level of anger is:
 1: WATCH this video and LIKE this post to help spread the word!
 2: + SHARE this post to really get it out there!
 3. + COMMENT below for more coverage!
 4: + DONATE or VOLUNTEER to help us defend our home!
 5. + EMAIL your Member for Parliament with a POLITE message asking them to do whatever it takes to stop gasfields! Thomas George: lismore@parliament.nsw.gov.au Chris Gulaptis: clarence@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Have you had enough yet?

You can add your name to our alert list and donate from this link: gasfieldfreenorthernrivers.org/alert

You can volunteer at this link: http://csgfreenorthernrivers.org/actionalerts/current-actions/volunteering/

Enough is Enough!

Rock Valley Alert

HAVE YOU HAD ENOUGH? Throughout our country large ...

Rock Valley V Metgasco meeting - INSPIRATIONAL WORDS - Hundreds of people turned up at the Rock Valley Hall meeting in opposition to Metgasco. This is a snippet of the action, with Lismore Mayor Jenny Dowell addressing the large crowd. Check it out and please Share and Like!

Can you  donate for the defence of Rock Valley and the Northern Rivers? Add your name to the alert list and donate here: http://csgfreenorthernrivers.org//alert

Rock Valley V Metgasco meeting

INSPIRATIONAL WORDS - Hundreds of people turned up...

Take the money and run - SOME ADVICE FOR SHAREHOLDERS - The Northern RIvers community has some advice for the Metgasco shareholders regarding the Government buyout offer... - Please Share.

Take the money and run

SOME ADVICE FOR SHAREHOLDERS - The Northern RIvers...

Switch to Enova Energy. Community-owned power to your home - All over rural NSW, people are switching to EnovaEnergy, a fantastic community-owned ethical energy company. It's easy to switch. If you haven't done it yet, do it today! Call 02 56221700.

Switch to Enova Energy. Community-owned power to your home

All over rural NSW, people are switching to EnovaE...

Are you fed up with big coal and gas threatening communities across NSW? This state election it’s #Time2Choose clean energy, healthy farmlands and communities. Come to a fun night of Trivia on Friday, 14th of September and learn more about what we can do together! Register: www.lockthegate.org.au/_time2choose_trivia

Are you fed up with big coal and gas threatening c...

Are you fed up with big coal and gas threatening people right across NSW? This state election, it’s #Time2Choose clean energy, healthy farmlands, waterways and communities. We have an opportunity to do something here! Come along to a fun evening of Trivia on Friday, September 14th 6-9pm at the Lismore Workers Club, and learn more about what we can do locally. Register here: www.lockthegate.org.au/_time2choose_trivia

Are you fed up with big coal and gas threatening p...

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SNAP Meeting: A Change in Page - Climate Election
This is our chance to get organised into action groups and make climate change the number 1 election issue in the Federal Electorate of Page. 
Can you make it? Register here: https://www.lockthegate.org.au/climate_election_meetup

Authorised by Tess King for Gasfield Free Northern Rivers, Lismore, NSW 2480.

Stop Adani Lismore Lismore Environment Collective Lismore Environment Centre Nimbin Environment Centre Knitting Nannas Against Gas Lismore
Can you support Lock The Gate Alliance's efforts to stop Fracking in the Northern Territory?
https://www.lockthegate.org.au/frack_2019 
 
Pastoralists, Traditional Owners, tourism operators and community members across the Northern Territory are staunchly opposed to fracking. 

They need to know you have their back, and will stand with them to defend water- including the recharge zones of the magnificent Mataranka Hot Springs and Lake Woods.
https://www.lockthegate.org.au/frack_2019
From Seed Indigenous Youth Climate Network:

CALL TO ACTION: Origin Energy are rushing ahead with their dangerous plans for fracking the NT! Will you stand with Traditional Owners and Aboriginal community leaders who have travelled 1000s of kilometres to confront Origin at their AGM tomorrow?

Take a photo with as many people as possible (or even just yourself!) with the message: Origin Energy, Don’t Frack the NT! Post it on social media, tag @Origin Energy and use the hashtag #DontFrackTheNT 

Together we can create a social media storm to show support for all the mob across the NT fighting fracking and send Origin a message that we won’t let them get away with destroying country, water and the climate.
Support the Organic Consumers Association of Australia to

* ensure consumer interests are represented at all levels of management of organic including standards, certification, & marketing.

* support existing organic farmers & encourage public policy that supports more conversion of farmland to organic.

* defend all organic standards including avoidance of harmful inputs, regenerative management of land, humane treatment of animals & fair trade.

* keep pesticides away from food & protect the environment.

* encourage domestic regulation. Current Australian consumer law can regulate organic claims, but lacks specific organic legislation so there is little surveillance of the market, especially imported products; some products are uncertified; complaints are rarely pursued.

* Fight forces that want to lower standards to permit soilless growing systems, allow synthetic chemicals, intensify animal keeping, accept GMO contamination, & remove environmental care obligations of certified organic production.

Join us - help protect the integrity of organic production & encourage conversion to organic, for the benefit of human health & the environment.

Questions/requests for non-member attendance: Tim Marshall tim@tmorganics.com 0412473230

Join at www.organic-consumers.com.au
The corflutes that tell the truth have been taken down by people trying to conceal the truth.
So if you want to help get the truth out there get in touch with Amanda 0403 697 641.

Authorised by Annie Kia for Gasfield Free Northern Rivers, Lismore 2480
Here are the 5 questions we submitted to Patrick Deegan re Labor's disastrous $1.5 billion subsidy to 'Frack the Climate': 

1) Do you agree that the methane in the Beetaloo shale gas basin should stay in the ground, so that we can have a safe climate? YES/NO

2) Do you support the ALP policy to spend public money on subsiding energy corporations for gas pipelines to open up the Beetaloo, Galilee and Bowen basins? YES/NO

3) Do you agree with the advice of the World Bank that governments should cease subsidies for fossil fuel developments? YES/NO

4) Do you accept the advice of the IPCC that, if we want a safe climate, we cannot open up new fossil fuel basins? YES/NO

5) If elected, would you cross the floor to oppose legislation to subsidise gas pipeline infrastrucure? YES/NO

Australian Labor Party Patrick Deegan - Labor for Page Bill Shorten MP Joel Fitzgibbon MP Mark Butler MP 

Authorised by Annie Kia for Gasfield Free Northern Rivers, Lismore NSW
This Changes Everything - Byron Bay is SOLD OUT! Lismore is confirmed, with only another 100 or so seats available. NB Booking online only. NO seats on sale at door of either venue. But none! If you're interested and can get to Lismore, please encourage friends - suggest going together - ie carpool - if you didn't already book, or just tell them you're going if you did. The Bentley Effect gets 5% of the sales, and everyone is going to get a really exciting and inspiring cinematic evening. See you there!
http://www.gasfieldfreebyronshire.org/?p=5074


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