Category Archives: Misleading the Public

Victoria must remove ban on conventional gas operations

Article by APPEA: Claims today by the Victorian Government that its bans on developing new onshore gas resources will not affect gas prices for Victorian customers defy common sense and market realities. “This issue goes beyond the government surrendering to the activists’ fear campaign against hydraulic fracturing,” said APPEA Chief Executive Dr Malcolm Roberts. “The Victorian Government has not just banned fracturing; it has imposed a five year moratorium on… Read Article →

Get-Up Fake News

As reported by APPEA below: “Oxford Dictionaries has chosen “post-truth” as its 2016 international word of the year. It defines post-truth as “relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.” PRRT is a profits-based tax – a project only faces a PRRT liability once it has turned a profit. When oil and gas projects are… Read Article →