ABC: Report warned Indigenous communities may struggle to benefit from fracking in the Northern Territory's Beetaloo Basin

A report has cast doubt on the fracking industry's promise of jobs and economic benefits for Indigenous communities near the Beetaloo Basin.

Read more March 21, 2023 9:56 AM

NT News: Secret Beetaloo basin fracking report released under FOI laws PDF of story attached

Traditional Owners have again slammed plans to frack the Beetaloo Basin following the release of a secret federal government report that found conditions were “not conducive to strong agreements being negotiated”.

Read more March 21, 2023 9:21 AM

Canberra Times: Call for federal action over NT water plan

Water experts and environmentalists are calling for the federal government to take action over the Northern Territory government's massive proposed ground water extraction plan that includes an allocation for gas fracking.

Read more December 13, 2022 2:25 PM

NT News: Territory government allows onshore petroleum companies to sell fracked gas during exploration phase

Nurrdalinji Aboriginal Corporation chair Johnny Wilson says new fracking laws do not allow Traditional Owners to protect and care for country.

Read more December 06, 2022 5:41 PM

Canberra Times: Santos ends Darwin Festival sponsorship

Gas company Santos has ended its sponsorship of the Darwin Festival following a campaign by environmental activists and traditional owners.

Read more October 19, 2022 10:27 AM

ABC News: Pastoralists, traditional owners, environmental groups, call for moratorium on NT water licences

The Northern Territory government's management of water could "run rivers dry" and risk the livelihoods of future generations, a traditional owner has said during a major water conference in Darwin this week.

Read more October 15, 2022 10:12 AM

ABC News: Oil and gas industry will no longer get free water in NT, questions remain for other big industries

For the first time, major industries in the Northern Territory will be charged for the water they use, in a policy shift the Environment Minister says is aimed at "bigger industries", not "small businesses and small farmers trying to make a go of it".


Read more October 14, 2022 10:08 AM