Beyond Coal and Gas Forum – 28-29 July 2012

Louisa Creek Community Centre, South of Mackay

Uniting communities affected by the boom

Network with communities from across North and Central Queensland – to protect our land, water and communities from the negative impacts of the mining boom.

Beyond Coal & Gas Forum


  • Landowner rights to object to mining related projects
  • The impacts of coal and Coal Seam Gas (CSG) on water
  • Health impacts of coal and CSG
  • How to run effective campaigns
  • Impacts of the boom on the Great Barrier Reef, Fisheries, Agriculture and other industries
  • Alternatives to the coal and gas boom- renewable energy and economic alternatives
  • Social, economic and environmental effects of the boom


For more information or to register, contact Ellie Smith at the Mackay Conservation Group on (07) 4953 0808

CAFNEC plans to organise car-pooling from Cairns to the event – please contact Sarah Hoyal at CAFNEC on (07) 4032 1746 or for more details.