Greenfoodie - Mining and Agriculture

Stop Coal Seam Gas Mining!

Farmers all around Australia as well as urban communities are being threatened by the rapid and aggressive expansion of the coal seam gas mining industry. The Lock the Gate Alliance explains how bad this industry is for the environment, farming and health: Exploration and production licences cover most of NSW and Queensland. You will discover […]

Greenfoodie - Food Security

Concern as foreign buyers secure agricultural land

Source @ SMH.com – 20 August 2011 – Darren Gray CASHED-UP foreign buyers won approval to buy $650 million of Victorian agricultural, forestry or fishing assets in 2009-10, new figures obtained by The Saturday Age reveal. The massive investment pertained to just four proposed deals. The Foreign Investment Review Board figures show that proposed investments […]

Greenfoodie - Food Security

Should Australia be selling the Farm?

Source @ SMH.com – 20 August 2011 – Darren Gray and Martin Daly¬† THE Lawless patch at Burramine outside Yarrawonga has been in the family for five generations. It lies among vast tracts of some of the best and most productive farmland in Australia, and since 1880 has fed and nourished 30 children born on […]

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