In addition to the submissions listed below, the committee received by email approximately 350 short statements and form letters in support of the bill or that discussed matters beyond the scope of this inquiry. The committee decided not to publish on its website every email and form letter it received. An example of each type of form letter has been published.

Submissions received by the Committee

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1Ms Dereka Ogden (PDF 15 KB) 
2Mr David and Ms Leah McDonnell (PDF 1841 KB) 
3Barkly Landcare & Conservation Association (PDF 46 KB) 
4Mr Michael Mardel (PDF 27 KB) 
5Ms Alice Nagy (PDF 36 KB) 
6Mr Ken Grundy (PDF 22 KB) 
7Ms Alison Hamilton (PDF 15 KB) 
8Ms Estelle Ross (PDF 52 KB) 
9Mrs Allison Wharley (PDF 58 KB) 
10Ms Kate Galloway (PDF 101 KB) 
11Dr Matthew Currell (PDF 221 KB) 
12Ms Wendy Burrill (PDF 15 KB) 
13Ms Heather Gibbons (PDF 458 KB) 
14Mr Russell Langfield (PDF 15 KB) 
15No Fracking WAy (PDF 127 KB) 
16Department of Mines and Energy, Northern Territory Government (PDF 2454 KB) 
17Harry and Margaret Keaveney (PDF 15 KB) 
18Creevey Russell Lawyers (PDF 462 KB) 
19Lock the Gate Alliance (PDF 324 KB) 
20Livestock SA (PDF 223 KB) 

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About this inquiry

The private senator’s bill proposes to make gas or coal mining activities undertaken without prior written authorisation from landholders unlawful and would ban constitutional corporations from engaging in hydraulic fracturing operations (fracking) for coal seam gas, shale gas and tight gas.

Past Public Hearings

09 Sep 2015: CANBERRA
25 Aug 2015: TAMWORTH
28 Jul 2015: CANBERRA


Inquiry Status

Report tabled


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