Challenge to set ban in stone

MEMBER for Mount Gambier Troy Bell has moved forward with his pledge to bolster the Marshall Government’s cabinet-imposed fracking ban, introducing a bill seeking to enshrine the moratorium[…]

Alliance members to witness gas debate

LIMESTONE Coast Protection Alliance members will attend State Parliament tomorrow to witness debate on a Bill introduced by Independent Member for Mount Gambier MP Troy Bell. […]

Libs silent on fracking ban

REPEATED calls to Premier Steven Marshall and Mining Minister Dan van Holst Pellekaan urging the State Government to support a legislated moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in […]

Gas ban put to vote

THE region’s largest environmental action group has “strongly endorsed” a political manoeuvre by Member for Mount Gambier Troy Bell to have the 10-year gas fracking ban […]

Liberals lock gate to fracking

INDEPENDENT Troy Bell is “ecstatic” a moratorium on fracking in the South East will be implemented in the first week of a State Liberal Government. The […]

United stance

STATE candidates contesting the seats of Mount Gambier and MacKillop united in their opposition to unconventional gas extraction in the region yesterday ahead of tomorrow’s election. […]

Decision defended

ATTENDANCE numbers at Mount Gambier’s candidate debates are demonstrative of how “irrelevant” they are for most people, Labor candidate Isabel Scriven has claimed.[…]

Wastewater disposal confirmed

BEACH Energy has confirmed drilling mud and liquid effluent from its conventional drilling site north of Mount Gambier has been trucked to Portland for disposal. This […]

Candidates find common ground against fracking

MOUNT Gambier’s political aspirants were unanimous in backing a moratorium on fracking in the South East at the Limestone Coast Protection Alliance’s candidates forum. Incumbent independent […]

Protest flare up

LIMESTONE Coast police have reported an anti-gas mining protester for an aggravated assault and trespassing incident at Beach Energy’s drilling site north of Mount Gambier. Police […]