The Basin Sustainability Alliance’s Submission on the Draft Great Artesian Basin & Other Regional Aquifers (GABORA) Water Plan and the Draft GABORA Water Management Protocol.

BSA Chairman Lee McNicholl says,“This is a must read for anyone truly concerned about the sustainable management of the GAB”. Download the Submission document below:

The Basin Sustainability Alliance’s Submission on the Draft Great Artesian Basin & Other Regional Aquifers (GABORA) Water Plan and the Draft GABORA Water Management Protocol – PDF

The GAB is not the “Magic Pudding”!!

Many primary producers rely on water from the Great Artesian Basin (GAB) for their livestock and domestic water supplies. Many residents of Western Queensland towns also rely on water from the GAB for their house and garden supplies. However, the future of this iconic Basin which is one of the world’s largest underground water resources is under threat.

In spite […]

AGM & Landholder Update

Members, non-members and local landholders are invited to join us at our Annual General Meeting and Landholder Update on Friday 28 October, 2-5pm at the Conference Room at the Club Hotel Chinchilla. Download the flyer here>

Want to join the BSA Committee? Download the nomination form here>

Members, you can download a proxy voting form here>

 

 

Labor’s water bills don’t go far enough

BSA Chair Lee McNicholl’s Letter to the Editor in the Queensland Country Life

Calls for GasFields Commission to be scrapped

BSA Chair Lee McNicholl’s Letter to the Editor in the Queensland Country Life

Letter from George Houen regarding EPOLA submissions

Letter from George Houen regarding the EPOLA submissions

Groundwater in the news

Read George Houen’s Letter to the Editor regarding the Governments mine dewatering amendments here>
 

Tree Clearing Facts & Govt Spin are Miles Apart

Tree Clearing Facts and State Government Spin are Miles Apart

Is the “triple bottom line” cost of the CSG-LNG industry too great to bear?

The Basin Sustainability Alliance (BSA) is calling for answers from the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) when industry bodies converge to Brisbane for the annual APPEA conference this week.

BSA Chairman Lee McNicholl believes it is timely to ask these important question once again.

“There are still so many questions and issues unanswered and no doubt the conference will […]

“The Truth Walks Slowly” as Government Royalties Run Out

BSA Chairman Lee McNicholl has repeatedly questioned why the total petroleum and gas royalties paid to the Queensland Government will tank to $33M in 2015-16, down from a high of $61M in 2008-09.

If the recent court action by major CSG proponent Origin’s APLNG challenging the Queensland Governments right to extract royalties was not galling enough, further allegations that royalty […]