NT Chief Minister delivers Press Club address on gas, minerals industry

The Chief Minister has used her first speech at the National Press Club to take aim at interstate opposition to fracking and Middle Arm. Here’s how it landed.

Read more August 15, 2023 11:43 AM

Canberra Times: Fyles hits back at trolls and southern gas opponents

Northern Territory Chief Minister Natasha Fyles has taken aim at southern opponents, labelling them ill-informed and ignorant as she defended plans to expand the region's gas industry.

Read more August 01, 2023 11:27 AM

ABC: Sale of exploratory fracked gas from Beetaloo Basin exposes community to risks

Traditional owners and green groups in the Northern Territory say a new law is allowing companies exploring for gas to start selling it before they have gone through the approval processes needed for full production is putting the community at risk.

Read more July 02, 2023 11:13 AM

ABC PM: Traditional Owners fear new gas laws will hurt country

Indigenous traditional owners and green groups are accusing the NT Government of exposing the community to risk because its passed new laws which allow companies exploring for gas to start selling it before they've gone through full production approvals processes.

Read more June 29, 2023 6:17 PM

NITV: These Traditional Owners fear for their Songlines, saying the Northern Land Council is not defending them

Fracking has been approved for the Northern Territory, and thousands of wells could soon dot an area covering many Aboriginal Nations.

Read more June 21, 2023 3:09 PM

Guardian: ‘We need help’: traditional owners accuse land council of ‘facilitating fracking’

Exclusive: Traditional owners in the Beetaloo basin say they are not being effectively represented in the battle against a major gas industry expansion. The Northern Land Council denies the claim.

Read more June 20, 2023 3:11 PM

Guardian: I feel responsible for my role in fracking agreements signed long ago. But I won’t stop fighting to save the Beetaloo basin

When I heard the news that fracking would go ahead on my grandparents’ country, I felt my spirit and heart were breaking.

Read more June 20, 2023 2:14 PM

Canberra Times: Pastoralists and traditional owners in fear of fracking

Traditional owners and a cattle station company are alarmed at the environmental threat of fracking on their land after the Northern Territory government lifted its moratorium on the controversial practice.

Read more May 22, 2023 10:50 AM

ABC VIDEO: Questions raised about the largest fracking project in the Northern Territory

The Northern Territory is on the cusp of developing what could be one of the world's largest shale gas developments, but critics say a recent incident in the Beetaloo Basin has raised questions about the Government's ability to protect the environment.

Read more May 22, 2023 10:02 AM

ABC: Promise of Beetaloo Basin fracking jobs prompts mixed views from NT's Aboriginal people

The gas industry's promise of fracking-related jobs in the Beetaloo Basin has divided Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory, leaving some feeling hopeful and others suspicious.

Read more May 16, 2023 5:08 PM