Traditional owners to tell Origin Energy it has not gained consent for fracking on their land

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16 Oct, 2018

A group of Indigenous traditional owners from remote parts of the Northern Territory will travel to Origin Energy's annual general meeting in Sydney on Wednesday to tell shareholders they have not given permission for the company to frack their land for gas.

Origin Energy gained official approvals for gas exploration, including test fracking, in the gas-rich Beetaloo Basin, both from traditional owners through the Northern Land Council, and the Northern Territory Government.But some of the traditional owners plan to tell the shareholder meeting they oppose fracking, and did not give their "free, prior and informed consent".

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