Paul McVeigh is the Mayor of Western Downs Regional Council and has a lot of insights as one of the first farming businesses to have a gas well developed on the property.
We're here to help
Dalby based Regional Engagement Officer Jane Walker lives on the land and has many years experience working with gas companies.
Knowledge of groundwater systems
Norwin landholder Graham Clapham attributes our greater understanding of groundwater systems to the gas industry.
Accommodating property owners
Fergus is a landholder in Wallumbilla who has agreements with gas companies operating on his property.
Communication is key
Curly is a property owner near Wallumbilla who says good communication is the key to a successful outcome when negotiating with gas companies.
Chinchilla landholders share ebbs and flows of treated CSG water use
Two rural landholders near Chinchilla have shared their experiences with their local newspaper about using treated groundwater from the region's coal seam gas (CSG) industry.
Roma landholders share their gas coexistence experience
Rural landholders, Peter and Nikki Thompson from Echo Hills near Roma have shared the challenges and opportunities from their experience of coexisting with the onshore gas industry over many years with ABC TV Rural and Regional Reporter Dominque Schwartz.
Graziers say flexibility needed in pipeline negotiations
Guluguba graziers Paul and Majella Erbacher have shared with the GasFields Commission their first-hand experiences, insights and lessons learnt dealing with the onshore gas industry in Queensland's Surat Basin following the construction of a major gas pipeline through their cattle properties.
Graziers say don't be pushed and take your time
Second generation graziers Tom Donohoe and his sister Cecilia operate their cattle breeding business across three properties in the Wandoan district in the Surat Basin.
Grazier says gas companies should respect landholder advice
Wandoan grazier Richard Golden shares his experience and insights from dealing with two different gas proponents at the same time developing over 100 gas wells on his family’s cattle property.
Yuleba grazier shares insights on gas negotiation
Third generation Yuleba grazier Brett Griffin reckons it takes a lot of homework, hard negotiating and the right attitude to develop a beneficial and workable relationship with the onshore gas industry and shares his insights and tips on landholder negotiation.
Landholders benefit with treated groundwater from gas industry
Landholders around Condamine in Queensland's Surat Basin are irrigating dryland country for the first time thanks to extra water desalinated and distributed from the region's coal seam gas (CSG) industry, according to a recent WIN TV News Toowoomba report.