ABC's PM: Fracking company forces access onto NT station

In the first case of its kind in the Northern Territory a gas fracking company has cut the fences of a cattle station to force its way onto the property without an agreement with its owners. ABC's PM reports

Read more May 30, 2022 5:33 PM

ABC: NT Country Hour on Nurrdalinji and Rallen's fight

A gas company has begun works at Tanumbirini station, east of Daly Waters, despite opposition from the station's pastoralists and Traditional Owners against fracking. ABC's NT Country Hour reports.

Read more May 30, 2022 5:30 PM

The Australian: Tamboran Resources set to start fracking at Beetaloo Basin without consent of pastoralists and Aboriginal groups

ASX-listed Tamboran Resources is set to become the first Beetaloo Basin gas explorer to begin fracking activities on a Northern Territory cattle station without the consent of pastoralists and Aboriginal groups.

Tamboran won the right to access Tanumbirini Station, south of Katherine, in a lengthy tribunal battle that saw the station operator, Rallen Australia, awarded 1000-fold less compensation than it once demanded.

Read more May 25, 2022 3:42 PM

NIT: Pastoralist blasts ‘unprecedented’ NT fracking foray, teams up with native title body

Traditional Owners and one of Australia’s largest landowners are joining forces to take a stand against fracking on Tanumbirini cattle station in the Northern Territory.

Read more May 25, 2022 3:26 PM

Guardian: Pastoralist company to join forces with Beetaloo Basin traditional owners to resist gas exploration

One of the Northern Territory’s biggest and wealthiest pastoral landholders will join traditional owners to “resist” the entry of fracking companies on to its expansive holdings in the Beetaloo Basin.

Read more May 25, 2022 3:15 PM

AAP: Gas fracker's remote NT access threats

A gas exploration company may use security guards to ensure it can access a remote Northern Territory cattle station protected by pastoralists and Indigenous traditional owners. Tamboran Resources subsidiary Sweetpea also said it would take legal action to recover more than $40,000 per day from the station owner, cattle baron Rallen Australia, and any person that "aids" it if its fracking operations are delayed.

Read more May 25, 2022 8:18 AM

The Age: The traditional owners taking on NT’s billion-dollar fracking industry

When Gudanji-Wambaya man Johnny Wilson learnt a gas well was being built about 20 kilometres from his ancestral home, he sensed a call to arms.

by Timna Jacks and Justin McManus

Read more May 19, 2022 3:11 PM

ABC: Larrimah could become Australia's next resources boom town but residents are on the fence

Karl and Bobbie Roth are not the only residents of Larrimah who say that it is dying. "All the old houses are falling down, nobody wants them, and our population … we're all in our 70s and 80s," Mr Roth said.

Read more March 30, 2022 4:09 PM

ABC: Gas industry peak body tells Beetaloo Basin Senate inquiry fracking cannot happen without consent from traditional owners

The chief executive of Australia's peak body for the oil and gas industry says no fracking will occur in the Northern Territory's Beetaloo Basin without consent from affected traditional owners or pastoralists. 

Read more March 23, 2022 4:06 PM

First Nations Telegraph: Pitt hands $7.5m to Sweet Pea for NT Beetaloo Fracking

Commenting on the Morrison government’s latest grant of $7.5M for fracking exploration in the NT’s Beetaloo Basin, Nurrdalinji Aboriginal Corporation has called for a pause on all exploration and approvals until proper consultation occurs with Traditional Owners and the cumulative risks of fracking for water, sacred sites and native animals are better understood.

Read more March 14, 2022 4:03 PM