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Aboriginal group takes Newman Government to United Nations over fracking in the Lake Eyre Basin

Aboriginal group takes Newman Government to United Nations over fracking in the Lake Eyre Basin

4 December 2014 | ABC News AM | National

The United Nations has been asked to intervene in a battle over oil and gas development in the Lake Eyre Basin.

Traditional owners in Queensland's Channel Country say the State Government is putting the region's waterways at risk by allowing oil and coal seam gas extraction ... Mithaka representative Scott Gorringe said its waterways were a crucial part of his culture.

"Most of our stories start and end around water," Mr Gorringe said. Read the full story here.

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