• Switch today
    How green is your electricity supplier?  |  April 13, 2015

    It’s easy to switch to a supplier supporting renewable energy, not coal seam gas, now! read more

  • Mike Baird
    3 CSG licences in catchment cancelled  |  March 16, 2015

    The NSW govt has announced the buy-back of three CSG exploration licences that encroach on the Sydney Water Catchment. read more

  • Mike Baird
    No new protections in NSW Gas Plan  |  November 13, 2014

    The NSW Government’s plan for the development of coal seam gas is big on rhetoric, light on detail, effectively stalling until after the election. read more

  • Mary O'Kane
    Need for CSG catchment ban clear and urgent  |  October 7, 2014

    The report on CSG from the NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer makes it clear that CSG development is unacceptable in our drinking water catchments. read more

  • John Fenton
    How fracking poisoned the water  |  February 14, 2014

    Hear John Fenton – a Pavillion farmer and resident with 24 gas wells on his farm – speak in person about the battle against fracking in the USA. read more

  • Stop CSG Icon
    Early 2014 Update  |  January 28, 2014

    It can be difficult to keep tabs on what’s happening with CSG locally and across the country. We’ve summarised some of the important news and updates here. read more

  • O'Farrell, Hartcher, Hazzard
    Catchment ‘Special Areas’ Moratorium  |  November 12, 2013

    Today, the NSW Govt announced a temporary moratorium on CSG exploration & mining in Sydney’s drinking water catchment ‘Special Areas’. read more

  • NSW Parliament
    CSG catchment ban petition debated  |  October 17, 2013

    See the full video of the CSG water catchment ban petition (signed by 13,000+ community members) debated in the NSW Parliament on October 17 2013. read more

  • Thanks
    Credit where it’s due  |  September 2, 2013

    We think both the Planning Assessment Commission and Sydney Catchment Authority should be applauded for rejecting Apex Energy’s CSG project. read more

  • Gas
    Gas prices set to rise  |  August 28, 2013

    Are we to believe gas producers are concerned about the price we pay and want to produce more coal seam gas to lower it? read more

  • Special Areas
    NSW Labor to push for catchment ban  |  August 27, 2013

    We congratulate NSW Labor on adopting the commonsense decision to push for a ban on CSG development in the Sydney drinking water catchment.
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  • Tap
    Taking the fight to the Premier’s electorate  |  August 14, 2013

    On September 1, Community groups opposed to CSG mining in Sydney’s water catchments will hold a Community Forum in Barry O’Farrell’s electorate. read more

  • Sydney Rally
    August 21 Sydney Rally!  |  August 8, 2013

    Deliver 10,000 petitions and a clear message to the Premier on August 21 in Sydney… stop CSG in water catchments! read more

  • Human Sign
    Apex CSG Application Refused!  |  July 12, 2013

    The Planning Assessment Commission has REFUSED Apex Energy’s application to drill 16 CSG wells in and around our drinking water catchments. read more

  • CSG Pipelines
    Still no water catchment protection  |  June 28, 2013

    Think the recent ‘water trigger’ amendment protects our drinking water catchments from CSG? Think again. They don’t even rate a mention. read more

  • The BlockAid fundraiser gig  |  May 15, 2013

    Stop CSG Fundraiser gig: BlockAid! $20 tickets. Heritage Hotel, Bulli. 7 June 7pm. Here’s your chance to help out the cause and enjoy some great bands at the same time. What’s not to like?! read more

  • Tony Burke
    Water trigger fails to live up to hype  |  March 15, 2013

    The Federal Government water trigger announcement might sound promising, but the reality falls far short of meaningful protection. read more

  • Stop CSG Icon
    Govt admits CSG risks, but fails again  |  February 19, 2013

    New NSW govt rules still don’t provide protection from CSG for the water catchments that provide clean drinking water to 60% of people in NSW. read more

  • Chris Hartcher
    The inexplicable Chris Hartcher  |  February 12, 2013

    The NSW Minister for Resources and Energy has made some breathtakingly false assertions on CSG. He needs to explain himself. read more

  • CSG Pipelines
    Catchment CSG plans revived  |  December 13, 2012

    The NSW government has recommended that Apex be allowed to proceed with their CSG exploration within our drinking water catchments. read more

  • O'Farrell, Hartcher, Hazzard
    Abuse of power; pure and simple.  |  December 12, 2012

    The NSW government has removed all public health experts and appointed an ex-mining exec to chair the board of the Sydney Catchment Authority. read more

  • Wombarra and Scarborough
    First CSG-free Illawarra suburbs!  |  December 4, 2012

    The Northern Illawarra suburbs of Wombarra and Scarborough have been declared CSG-free, by a vote of residents. read more

  • Minister Hartcher
    NSW Govt ignores CSG inquiry  |  November 16, 2012

    The Government is not only ignoring calls from communities for a science first approach, it is even ignoring recommendations from its own Inquiry. read more

  • We Want CSG
    Lies, lies and more lies  |  November 13, 2012

    The CSG industry continues to willfully mislead the public via multi-million dollar ad campaigns. We take a look at three recent examples. read more

  • Supporter
    New: Stop CSG Supporters Program  |  October 25, 2012

    Just launched! A brand new initiative to allow organisations and businesses to make their support of the Stop CSG campaign public. read more