Unconventional Gas

Deviated Drilling, tearing through property rights

Deviated drilling is a deeply complicated issue that is silently sneaking up on landowners, literally.  The intrusion of deviated drilling on unsuspecting landowners is coming to a head, silently.  Although PRA previously foreshadowed this issue … Continue Reading

Arrow Plan 286 Wells for Hopeland

(NEAR FORMER LINC SITE AND EXISTING UNDERGOUND WATER CONTAMINATION) Arrow Energy have put in an Environmental Authority Amendment Application to enable them to install an additional 280 gas wells in the locality of Hopeland (Priority … Continue Reading

Promises vs Weeds

In Queensland, the CSG industry’s promise to ‘minimize pests and to wash down vehicles that have been potentially in contact with pests when entering new ‘worksites’’ is not worth much. Being recognised as a Parthenium … Continue Reading

More Wells, Less Water

In Queensland, the CSG industry’s area of development is increasing, the number and density of CSG wells is increasing and the number of immediately impacted farmer’s water bores is increasing, yet only half of them … Continue Reading

Water Act

Wild River Act 2005

2015 Nov – Reply QRC statement – George Bender – make good

      Queensland Resources Council (QRC) CEO Michael Roche claims that gas companies have fully complied with “make good” requirements for bores on one of George Bender’s properties, including – he stressed – bores … Continue Reading

roperty Rights Australia Media Release 2015 Nov – Right to say no

  Letter to the Editor – The right to say no The background to the current debate about  farmers having  a veto over resource activity or ‘the right to say no’, is the tension between … Continue Reading

2015 Jan 15 No disadvantage principle

    Media Release Thursday 15th January 2015   No disadvantage principle   Property Rights Australia calls on all party leaders and independent candidates in the upcoming Queensland election to commit to one simple, straight … Continue Reading

Strategic Cropping Land-Mitigation Arrangements

18th October 2011 Strategic Cropping Land-Mitigation Arrangements Property Rights Australia is not and has never been opposed to the protection of strategic cropping land against the excesses of mining and coal seam gas. However the … Continue Reading