Katherine Times: Gas pipeline fire sparks Beetaloo fracking fear

A high pressure gas pipeline inferno that has erupted in Central Queensland has triggered an outcry across those opposed to the construction of fracked gas pipelines in the Northern Territory.

Read more March 08, 2024 1:31 PM

2SER: Beetaloo Basin Fracking Project Opposed By First Nations Community

Traditional owners from the Beetaloo Basin are concerned about the Tamboran Resource’s fracking plans, and have submitted their opposition to the project. 

Read more February 29, 2024 8:58 AM

Michael West: Empire building in the Beetaloo, funded by Federal Government gas grants

The Department of Industry, Science and Resources is investigating if Empire Energy has been given Research & Development grants in preparation for fracking in the Beetaloo Basin. This is contrary to the R&D program’s rules, Kim Wingerei reports.

Read more February 28, 2024 9:02 AM

Energy: Beetaloo Basin natural gas pilot project complete

The Northern Territory Government has announced that a natural gas pilot project at Shenandoah South in the Beetaloo Sub-basin has been successfully completed.

Read more February 27, 2024 9:05 AM

NIT: Traditional Owners critical of $28.8million federal funding for Beetaloo Basin research

Traditional Owners from the Beetaloo Basin have criticised the federal government after it confirmed a probe into whether millions of dollars of public funds were given to oil and gas companies through a research and development scheme that explicitly excludes fossil fuel exploration.

Read more February 21, 2024 1:33 PM

ABC VIDEO: VIDEO: Fish killings in NT community calls into question timeliness of government action

Environmentalists say the planned expansion of fracking operations in the Beetaloo Basin increases the need for water samples to be taken quickly after incidents are reported. (James Elton)

Read more February 04, 2024 3:13 PM

ABC: Speed of NT government response criticised after fish kill in Newcastle Waters waterway

Word first emerged about the discovery of dead fish in the small community of Marlinja, south of Katherine, on January 15.

Read more February 04, 2024 2:11 PM

Beetaloo Basin flooding risks: TOs comment on water pollution concerns

Traditional Owners comment on today’s coverage of the NT government’s failure to respond to water quality risks from flooding across the Beetaloo Basin and, in particular, a fish kill incident at Marlinja. The ABC reports it took 4 days for officials to assess the site.

Read more February 04, 2024 8:44 AM

NIRS: Here's what an expanded water trigger will do for NT communities

Last week the Federal Government passed a bill to expand the water trigger to include fracking projects.

The move means any unconventional gas projects will need to be approved by an independent body before they go ahead.

Read more December 12, 2023 9:53 AM

New water trigger for fracking: Beetaloo Traditional Owners comment

Traditional Owners from Nurrdalinji Native Title Aboriginal Corporation, working to protect country from fracking in the Beetaloo Basin, today welcomed greater scrutiny of gas companies' water use, with the Federal government introducing amendments to expand the ‘water trigger’ to cover fracking, in line with recommendations of the Pepper Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing in the NT.

Read more December 06, 2023 9:00 AM

Nurrdalinji Middle Arm Senate Inquiry submission

The Nurrdalinji Native Title Aboriginal Corporation (“Nurrdalinji”) presents this submission to the Senate Environment and Communications References Committee Inquiry into the Middle Arm Industrial Precinct. We would welcome the opportunity to give testimony at any public hearing held as part of this Inquiry.

Read more November 13, 2023 11:06 AM