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16 April 21, 1:43pm As the 2021 APPEA Environment and Safety Excellence Awards take place in June we are looking back on winners and no… https://t.co/mi3JWR9v1T
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14 April 21, 9:43am In a major boost for the Northern Territory’s economy and environment, regarded environmental scientist Cassandra S… https://t.co/94cM4HhLT3
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8 April 21, 1:48pm The Australian Government's release of a suite of measures aimed at enhancing and strengthening Australia’s offshor… https://t.co/Ih8azMhLlb
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6 April 21, 10:35am APPEA’s submission to the Federal Government’s gas-fired recovery consultation shows how the oil and gas industry c… https://t.co/c8MTb4fRIN
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by APPEALtd

Wow – It’s extraordinary what sensible policy can achieve.

Just five years ago, Queensland’s natural gas industry was fledgling – a few hundred employees and a few companies with big ideas.

Today almost $70 billion worth of natural gas projects are under construction employing more than 40,000 people and contributing $124 million to regional community projects and charities.

The story in NSW is somewhat different. Despite abundant reserves the state continues to imports 95 per cent of its gas from interstate.

As a result regional communities are missing out – missing out on jobs, on business, on investment, on an opportunity for farmers to earn additional income through mutually beneficial land access arrangements. Stagnation threatens.

The proof is in the pudding. Natural gas, communities and agriculture can work side by side – it’s happening now.

Support Australia’s natural gas industry

Remind your local representative to support the natural gas industry by sending them a link to the following video explaining why the industry deserves their support.

Five reason why I support Australia's natural gas industry

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