Fracking Inquiry Public Meeting

Monday 20 March 7pm Walkabout Lodge

Community meeting

Community consultation in regional and remote locations aims to obtain the views of people living in or near these communities in the Inquiry’s information gathering process, including the views of Aboriginal people.

This meeting is an opportunity for individuals, organisations and stakeholders to meet the Inquiry Chair, find out more about hydraulic fracturing and provide feedback on the issues identified in the Inquiry’s Background and Issues Paper. (2.0 mb).

An interpreter service will be provided.

Feedback and information gathered during the meeting will be used by the Inquiry as evidence and will be included in an interim report. When it is released, the public will be invited to comment on the interim report.




This meeting is open to all members of the public and registration is not required. However, for planning purposes registration is strongly encouraged.


Inquiry Chair, Justice Rachel Pepper will facilitate the proceedings. This is a formal event and to get the most out of it for everyone, people are asked to behave respectfully.


Notes will be taken during the meeting and a summary will be made available on the Inquiry’s website. Video and audio recording will be available for any community members who wish to make an oral submission, instead of a written submission to the Inquiry.


Media may attend the meeting and take footage or photos as required, while not impeding the process of the meeting.

Media will also have an opportunity to ask questions of the Inquiry Chair before and/or after the meeting.



Date and Time

Monday 20 March 2017


Walkabout Lodge – Gulf Room

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