Agriculture under threat from expanded mining leases says Lock the gate

Lock the Gate has outlined how agricultural land is being significantly encroached upon by coal and gas mining, including the planned Narrabri underground mine expansion that will send nine more farms dry due to water impacts. This expansion is on top of the 61,000 ha the company has already purchased. Lock the Gate member Sally […]

Fenner Conference on sustainable agriculture deferred until March 2022

The Fenner Conference on Environment, originally scheduled for 30 September and 1 October 2021 in Canberra, has been deferred until March 17 and 18 in 2022 because of the ongoing impact of COVID-19. The conference is addressing “Making Australian agriculture sustainable” and will feature many impressive speakers from the farming and academic community. Conference co-organiser […]