UWIR Consultation Sessions a Learning Experience for All

The Basin Sustainability Alliance (BSA) estimates that 500 plus interested stakeholders attended the nine information sessions held recently across the Surat Cumulative Management Area (SCMA) by the Office of Groundwater Impact Assessment (OGIA) to explain and seek feedback on their recently released Underground Water Impact Report 2016 (UWIR).

BSA Chairman Lee McNicholl says this excellent turnout clearly underscores the ongoing […]

Have your say…

The Queensland Government has appointed an independent reviewer to undertake a review of the Qld GasFields Commission.  The GasFields Commission is an independent statutory body established to manage and improve sustainable coexistence between rural landholders, regional communities and the onshore gas industry. The commission was formally established in July 2013, at a time of rapid development of the coal […]

Can the 2016 UWIR predict CSG impact to 2065?

BSA is relieved that the much anticipated consultation draft of the 2016 Underground Water Impact Report (UWIR) was finally released on March 22 by the Office of Groundwater Impact Assessment (OGIA).

BSA Chairman Lee McNicholl said the report attempts to predict the impact of the coal seam gas (CSG) industry on ground water reserves of all users across the Surat Basin […]

UWIR finally released

The much anticipated consultation draft of the 2016 Surat Underground Water Impact Report (UWIR) was finally released on March 22 by the Office of Groundwater Assessment (OGIA).  Download the report here>

If you are the owner of a bore in the Surat CMA, you can obtain specific information about the predicted impacts at the location of your bore>

 

Public Information Sessions […]

Letter to the Editor from George Houen

Letter to the Editor from George Houen

Dalby Public Hearing Unconventional Gas Mining

Landholders and community members have an opportunity to put their views to the Senate Select Committee on Unconventional Gas Mining at their public hearing in Dalby on Wednesday 17 February.

Delayed Underground Water Impact Report leaves landholders high and dry

Landholders must have the right to say NO

Letter to the Editor November 2015

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

BSA warns on water

BSA warns on water

Landholders must have the right to say NO

Landholders must have the right to say NO