It seems to me that the differences of opinion between indigenous communities and pastoralists on the one hand and exploration companies on the other over the issue of underground water contamination by gas extraction processes, is far from over.
Under no circumstances must the quality of aquifer and artesian water be compromised. With our movement toward renewable energy the way forward, our gas needs are temporary. Water needs are everlasting and preservation of water quality is essential.
Since international borders were closed, 100,000 persons holding Australian citizenship have successfully applied for exemptions to travel overseas (ABC News 3/3).
Now THAT explains the growing numbers of Australians overseas wanting to come back and vociferously blaming government for flight waitlists. The notion of closed international borders is a joke.