Grappling with Pressure Loss and Gasification in the GAB

A MARANOA grazier has constructed his own ‘great wall’ in a bid to overcome ongoing issues of gas build-up in his once-reliable Great Artesian Basin bore. An article has been posted about it on the Queensland Country Life website. Read the article by clicking the below link or click here.

The link to the article: https://www.queenslandcountrylife.com.au/story/5491533/great-wall-combats-bore-gas/

Credits:  We wish to acknowledge Queensland Country […]

Our letter published in the QCL { 22/3/2018}

The BSA submitted to the State Development, Natural Resources & Agriculture Industry Development Com. re the proposed MWOLA Bill. BSA was then asked to present before a committee hearing , attempting to prevent a reduction in landholder’s existing rights thereby favouring the resource sector. Our letter published in the QCL { 22/3/2018} details some of our concerns.

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The BSA’s submission is No 20 of 30 submissions on the below link to the Senate Inquiry.

The BSA’s submission is No 20 of 30 submissions on the below link to the Senate Inquiry.

This is the link to all the submissions published by the committee:

https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/…/Submissions

Given the impacts of the Coal Seam Gas Industry on the groundwater resources of the Surat Basin and the Great Artesian basin, the BSA is grateful for the opportunity to lodge a […]

Proposed outrageous DNRM amendments to the Mineral & Resources Common Provision Act guts landholders rights once again. To fight back attend our AGM on Oct 13 in Chinchilla

Dear Editor –

Changing just two words in the Mineral and Resources Common Provisions Act, as is proposed in the amendment Bill currently before Parliament, would rob many land owners or occupiers of their right to compensation, especially in the coal seam gas areas.

Compensatable effects are currently those from resource activities occurring within the tenement and relating to the claimant’s […]

The Basin Sustainability Alliance’s AGM scheduled for Oct 13 from 2-5PM at the Chinchilla RSL has an impressive list of speakers

The Basin Sustainability Alliance’s AGM scheduled for Oct 13 from 2-5PM at the Chinchilla RSL has an impressive list of speakers that can shed light on a vital consideration for landholders ;

Can the 2017 Great Artesian Basin and Other Related Aquifers {GABORA} Plan ensure sustainability while the mining sector has unlimited water take?

The new plan came into effect on […]

APPEA Boss does not provide “moments that thrill” for landholders concerned about the sustainable future use of the GAB.

Letter to Editor re Rhys Turner:

The Australian Petroleum Production and Production Assoc.’s Rhys Turner’s attack on those diabolical green activists {QCL Aug 24} is long on industry rhetoric but very short on a truthful analysis of the unsustainable legacy that the “unconventional “ and coal seam gas industries are leaving on the aquifers of the Great Artesian Basin {GAB}.

Mr. […]

Supreme Court backs farmers again in New Acland freeze refusal

The BSA endorses the Land Court’s landmark heroic decision and calls upon the State Govt. to do likewise and support the legal principle of “inter-generational equity “ thereby ensuring continuous sustainable agriculture rather than destructive short term coal mining.” BSA Chairman Lee McNicholl

To read the full article visit http://www.edoqld.org.au/news/supreme-court-backs-farmers-again-in-new-acland-freeze-refusal/

Qld plan must give feedlots better access to groundwater: ALFA

By James Nason, 22 May 2017
The Australian Lot Feeders Association, the peak Industry council representing Australian lot feeders, says access to safe, reliable and sufficient groundwater is crucial for future investment in the Queensland feedlot sector.

Qld plan must give feedlots better access to groundwater: ALFA

Gas-impacted groundwater plan set to stifle future feedlot growth

By James Nason, 22 May 2017
As a premier grain and cattle growing region with access to groundwater from the Great Artesian basin below, it is easy to see how an area of inland Queensland has developed to become the epicentre of Australia’s lot feeding industry. However, it is hard to see how the economically important industry can expand much […]

Macfarlane Ver. 2017 – What’s changed? A bigger salary package at Queensland Resources Council?

Why CSG is Choking Agriculture in the Surat Basin. To read the document download it here:

BSA’s Letterheaded – CSG is Choking Agriculture – PDF