This is a fantastic blog article on the film Gaslands (which can be found in our Books and Films page) and on 'Fracking' - Impact Hydrolic Fracturing or in English: coal seam exploration. The article brings the issues of Fracking home, discussing the impacts of the same in Queensland and discussing it within the context of current Australian politics!
ps. You can catch Gasland's Opening in Brisbane. And for more events like these, remember to check our events page!

SYNOPSIS: The largest domestic natural gas drilling boom in history has swept across the United States. The Halliburton-developed drilling technology of "fracking" or hydraulic fracturing has unlocked a "Saudia Arabia of natural gas" just beneath us. But is fracking safe? When filmmaker Josh Fox is asked to lease his land for drilling, he embarks on a cross-country odyssey uncovering a trail of secrets, lies and contamination.