Queensland community group Western Downs Alliance has claimed a big win over Santos, forcing changes to the environmental approval of coal seam gas fields in the Surat Basin. (image: Flickr; Sarah Moles)
Concerns related to the multi-billion dollar project include the dumping of millions of litres of wastewater into the Dawson River.
The federal government has now amended the approval meaning Santos will not be able to dump water in the river without strict assessment and approval.
One Nation candidate's event de-funded by council
The Ipswich City council has dropped funding for the Harmony Day event organised by former One Nation candidate Shan Ju Lin for homophobic comments she made on social media.