ABC: Northern Territory clears path for Beetaloo Basin fracking

The Northern Territory government has decided to allow a full-scale onshore gas industry to go ahead in the Beetaloo Basin about 500 kilometres south-east of Darwin.

Read more May 03, 2023 10:13 AM

FR: Environment stoush erupts on NT approval of fracking in Beetaloo

The Northern Territory will permit fracking in the Beetaloo Basin, unlocking one of the world’s largest untapped gas reserves and drawing immediate condemnation from environmental groups and Indigenous landowners who vow to oppose any development.

Read more May 03, 2023 10:10 AM

The Wire: Beetaloo Basin traditional custodians hopeful new legislation will bolster fight to end fracking

Traditional custodians from the Beetaloo Basin region say they are hopeful that the Greens’ amendment to Labor’s key climate change policy will help them protect their country from fracking.

Read more March 30, 2023 10:32 AM

Alice Springs News - TOs hammer fracking deal governments sought to hide

“The cultural impacts associated with the development of any onshore shale gas industry must be fully explained prior to the development of that industry and that a plan be developed to manage those impacts on Aboriginal people and their communities.

Read more March 28, 2023 5:26 PM

ABC: Climate deal struck after Labor and the Greens reach safeguard mechanism agreement

The federal government has secured the support it needs to implement its central climate change commitment, after reaching a deal with the Greens following months of safeguard mechanism negotiations. 

Read more March 27, 2023 5:37 PM

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