ABC: Beetaloo Aboriginal traditional owners fear gas fracking threat to sacred water sites

May 14, 2021 6:46 PM

Aboriginal traditional owners fear their sacred sites and waterways are under threat from gas fracking which is restarting and ramping up in the Northern Territory's Beetaloo Basin this Dry Season, after a halt during the pandemic lockdowns and Wet Season.

Both the Federal and Northern Territory Budgets contained hundreds of millions of dollars to increase the pace of exploration in the Basin, considered by the Morrison Government to be key to its Gas Fired Recovery Plan.

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