A Senate Inquiry has been established into the Impact of Seismic Testing on Fisheries and the Marine Environment.
With particular reference to
a. the body of science and research into the use of seismic testing;
b. the regulation of seismic testing in both Commonwealth and state waters;
c. the approach taken to seismic testing internationally; and
d. any other related matters
Closing date for submissions is 21 November 2019
**Submissions extended until December 16th
(The Senate hearing will be held in May 2020.)
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Save Our Coast: Stop Seismic Testing
Did you know 3D SEISMIC TESTING (explosive underwater BLASTING for oil or gas) is being planned for 1000 square kilometres of our coast to find the best drilling targets for a gas field? (2/3 of our gas is shipped overseas.)
Did you know seismic blasts, can be between 200-256 decibels, are fired every few seconds for 24 hours continuously for days or weeks on end, have been shown to kill plankton over 1km away, and can deafen, stress, injure and cause death in our precious marine life?
PLEASE HELP US STOP SEISMIC TESTING to protect our precious marine animals and our living ocean, and SAVE OUR COAST…. BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE.
Save Our Coast acknowledges the Awabakal and Worimi people, the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work, live and learn, and pays respect to ancestors and Elders past, present and emerging. We extend this acknowledgement and respect to all Traditional Custodians of Australia, the Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander people, whose sovereignty was never ceded, and to the 40,000 year history of unique spiritual and cultural relationship to community, land, waters and seas. Save Our Coast is committed to honouring and learning from this wisdom, and working together to restore justice and preserve nature.