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Coal Seam Gas Consultation Sessions announced

The State Government has announced the start of it’s much anticipated community engagement program that will include a range of activities including open days and meetings with community groups, local government and farmers.  While we don’t yet have the details of location and time, below are some dates for your diaries.  It’s vital that as many people as possible attend, ask lots of questions and make clear your views on this industry.

Here’s a media release from Friends of the Earth, welcoming the consultation process: http://www.foemelbourne.org.au/community_consultation_on_gas_welcomed

Natural Gas Community Information Open Days

The Open Days are an opportunity for community members to access factual information and ask questions about onshore natural gas with the independent facilitators and technical specialists from the Victorian Government.

The Open Days will start in Gippsland and western Victoria, where there is the greatest potential for finding onshore natural gas.The Open Days are an opportunity for community members to access factual information and ask questions about onshore natural gas with the independent facilitators and technical specialists from the Victorian Government.

The Open Days will start in Gippsland and western Victoria, where there is the greatest potential for finding onshore natural gas.

Open Days schedule

Gippsland

Location Date Time Venue
Warragul Thursday 5 June 2014 2pm-8pm Exhibition Hall Warragul
Korumburra Road
Warragul (next to the Warragul Show Grounds)
Sale Tuesday 10 June 2014 2pm-8pm Sale Memorial Hall
Macalister Street
Sale
Bairnsdale Wednesday 11 June 2014 2pm-8pm RSL, Lakes Room
2 Forge Creek Road
Bairnsdale
Yarram Thursday 12 June 2014 2pm-8pm Anglican Church Hall
95 Commercial Road
Yarram
Inverloch Tuesday 17 June 2014 2pm-8pm Inverloch Community Hub
16 A’Beckett Street
Inverloch
Mirboo North Wednesday 18 June 2014 2pm-8pm Mirboo North Shire Hall
30 Ridgeway (Strzelecki Highway)
Mirboo North
Additional Open Days will be scheduled in response to community feedback. Further details about venues and times will be provided on this website and elsewhere shortly.

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