Fracking moratorium passed

LABOR parliamentarians Clare Scriven and Kyam Maher have “sold out” the people of Mount Gambier by opposing a 10-year ban on fracking in the Limestone Coast, Treasurer Rob Lucas said.

The bill to enshrine a decade-long ban on the gas extraction process passed in the state’s upper house yesterday afternoon, with Ms Scriven speaking against the bill.

Ms Scriven said the Labor Party’s opposition to the bill was rooted in “the principle that scientists are the best people to make decisions about scientific matters”.

“It is about confidence in South Australia’s regulatory


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