CSG in the Pilliga

Opposition to CSG in the Pilliga

Stop Pilliga Coal Seam Gas group. Visit their website for the latest news and to offer support.

View some images from the Pilliga forest protests currently underway.

Pilliga Forest
Pilot gas production in the Pilliga Forest (image: Tony Pickard)
Pilliga Forest
Waste storage ponds at Pilliga

Latest media coverage of the Pilliga

EPA defends it actions over 'natural' uranium in contaminated acquifer. Read details from SMH.

'Highly alarming': O'Farrell government urged to 'tear up' Santos coal seam gas agreement. Read details from SMH.

Quest for coal seam gas sullies name of Santos. Read details from SMH.

Pilliga coal seam gas operation to continue despite damage to aquifer. Read details from The Guardian.

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The truth about gas prices

  • "Australia has abundant gas reserves, so why is it so expensive?" Watch the video from ABC 7.30 Report.
  • Read a summary of Clancy Yeates' insightful article from 2015 on how exports of CSG will push up local gas prices. Clancy's predictions have indeed come true!

Narrabri: useful links

  • Visit the CSG Free Northwest website.

CSG in Qld

  • Read Jane Stevenson's account of what she calls her "Trip to Hell" of her journey through the Queensland gas fields.

Science and CSG

Research from
Australia Institute

  • Some useful research has just been published exposing some of the economic myths being promoted by the CSG industry:
  • Read the Fact sheet and Three myths article

Council votes
against CSG

Pilliga Forest Protests

  • Images from the Pilliga forest protests.