A farmer’s sacrifice for land and water

Family pay tribute to anti-CSG farmer – The family of a farmer who took his own life following a lengthy crusade against the coal seam gas (CSG) industry says “integrity” is the word most associated with him. Helen Bender, supported by brother Brian, read a statement prepared by the Bender family in tribute to their late father George in Chinchilla […]

Grazier says gas companies should respect landholder advice

Allan Nothdurft talks to ABC about his family’s health concerns, loss of privacy and inadequate compensation.

Allowing coal seem gas wells on property ‘a mistake’

Allan Nothdurft talks to ABC about his family’s health concerns, loss of privacy and inadequate compensation.

Baker family on The Project

Megan Baker and her family, near Dalby, share their CSG experience with Channel 10’s The Project.

CSG hits US farmer hard

US farmer John Fenton, who has 24 gas wells on his Wyoming property, tells of his experience of with coal seam gas.

Farming and mining

For over 40 years the Lloyd family has lived and owned Wieambilla, a 7500 acre property south west of Chinchilla located in the thick of Origin and QGC’s CSG developments. With a 5000 head beef cattle feedlot and a backgrounding and mixed farming operation the concept of co-existence is an issue that the Lloyds personally most certainly question.

Resource developments on our land

Richard has deep cultural and emotional ties to the land and to ours in particular as he is the 4th generation to hold it. Richard has three gas tenements and an underground coal tenement over Potter’s Flat, and will be within 8km of the edge of the Xstrata hole in the future.

Farmers powerless to protect their business from multi-national gas miners

We run an organic livestock enterprise modelled on the likes of Joel Salatin’s Polyface Farm. We have spent the past five years achieving organic certification and getting our property to a place where we can start to implement some of his practices.