More than 90% of the Territory is covered by gas exploration licenses and applications and the NT Government is actively promoting and supporting the roll out of the shale gas industry. No shale gas production has commenced yet, but shale gas exploration includes fracking processes.
The Territory’s most iconic natural and cultural areas are NOT protected from shale gas activities. Arnhem Land and the Red Centre, river systems and wetlands, National Parks and Reserves, marine and coastal habitats and important cultural areas are all at risk. Read more about the NT under threat…
In response to the fracking threat, regional and remote communities across the Territory are standing together to protect their land, water and communities! The NT Frack-free Alliance is a diverse group of community members, Traditional Owners, environment groups and landholders established in response to NT government plans for a roll-out of the shale gas industry across the Territory. Read more about the Frack Free NT Alliance….