SBS: NT Court halts work amid claims of sacred sites damage

Traditional owners and pastoralists in the Northern Territory have had a victory in their legal battle to stop a gas company from clearing land for fracking operations in the gas-rich Beetaloo basin.

Read more July 01, 2022 12:29 PM

National Indigenous Times: Sacred sites watchdog to probe damage allegations at Beetaloo Basin gas project

The Top End’s Aboriginal heritage watchdog will probe alleged damage to a sacred site during mining exploration amid heated legal action between a gas company, cattle barons and an activist native title group.

Read more June 30, 2022 12:36 PM

SBS: Traditional Owners say sacred sites damaged by fracking operations

A gas company is accused of damaging sacred sites as it begins clearing land for fracking operations in the gas-rich Beetaloo basin.

Read more June 29, 2022 5:23 AM

9 News Darwin: Nurrdalinji comments on Rallen Australia's court appeal

Rallen Australia is appealing a decision to grant fracking company Sweetpea Petroleum an access agreement to start work on its Tanumbirini station on grounds that include a failure to protect water infrastructure on the property. Chair of Nurrdalinji, Johnny Wilson, tells Ch 9 News on the first day of the appeal why this is important.  

Read more June 20, 2022 8:55 PM

Katherine Times: Traditional owners from the Beetaloo Basin join Darwin Festival protests

Traditional owners impacted by fracking projects in the Northern Territory have demanded the Darwin Festival drop their main sponsor, fossil fuel giant Santos. They have joined members of the Northern Territory's creative industries to oppose the Santos sponsorship.

Read more June 20, 2022 1:31 PM

Guardian: First Nations group join Darwin festival protest over fossil fuel sponsorship

A delegation of First Nations people are expected to join a collective of artists and creative producers on Thursday to protest a controversial sponsorship deal between the Darwin festival and gas and oil company Santos. 

Read more June 16, 2022 1:18 PM

NIT: Fracking risk ‘negligible’, NT Govt says, as native title group voices opposition

The Northern Territory government has stood by its decision to approve four new Origin fracking wells in the Beetaloo Basin on Friday despite strong opposition from an activist native title group.

The approval came on the same day Tamboran Resources cut fences and moved heavy equipment onto Rallen Australia’s cattle station without consent of pastoralists.

Read more June 01, 2022 5:57 PM

ABC online: Sweetpea gas company begins fracking exploration on Beetaloo Basin station

A gas company has started exploratory work on a Northern Territory cattle property despite opposition from the station's pastoralists and some traditional owners against fracking. ABC online piece.

Read more May 30, 2022 5:42 PM

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