COAL SEAM GAS
The only way that communities have successfully stopped Unconventional Gas Mining (Coal Seam Gas) in their community is to unite on the issue via the Lock the Gate campaign.
You have no rights over the minerals and resources under your land, they belong to the State.
You can say NO to the companies doing exploration but this will only delay the process unless everyone does the same.
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The Centre hosts information forums/films/events at times, and helps to coordinate volunteers who conduct surveys around the district.