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21 September 17, 10:11am Gas export controls threaten energy security & could push gas prices higher. More gas production is the real answer https://t.co/iYrSBAbZF9
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18 September 17, 1:01pm WA’s planned fracking inquiry will waste time & money. History & many reviews have shown fracking is done safely https://t.co/v2sDAeNiY2
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15 September 17, 10:21am Australian gas producers responding to tight supply. A dozen new supply contracts & projects announced since March https://t.co/pOW6D8AnCA
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7 September 17, 2:28pm New contracts show gas industry can ease tight eastern gas market. But policies must cut costs &risks of development https://t.co/TUFgFZPQDO
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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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