Rural Landholder Insights

Rural landholders have shared their first hand experiences, lessons learnt and insights engaging with Queensland's onshore gas industry over recent years. The GasFields Commission has shared these stories with the aim of helping to inform and assist other landholders and improve understanding between the rural and onshore gas industries in Queensland.

Knowledge of groundwater systems - blog post image
  • Mon 20, Aug 2018
  • Gasfields Commission

Knowledge of groundwater systems

Norwin landholder Graham Clapham attributes our greater understanding of groundwater systems to the gas industry.
Accommodating property owners - blog post image
  • Thu 9, Aug 2018
  • Gasfields Commission

Accommodating property owners

Fergus is a landholder in Wallumbilla who has agreements with gas companies operating on his property.
Communication is key - blog post image
  • Wed 9, May 2018
  • Gasfields Commission

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 - blog post image
  • Thu 23, Jun 2016
  • Gasfields Commission

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 - blog post image
  • Wed 20, Jan 2016
  • Gasfields Commission

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 - blog post image
  • Tue 3, Nov 2015
  • Gasfields Commission

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 - blog post image
  • Tue 3, Nov 2015
  • Gasfields Commission

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 - blog post image
  • Tue 3, Nov 2015
  • Gasfields Commission

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 - blog post image
  • Mon 14, Sep 2015
  • Gasfields Commission

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 - blog post image
  • Mon 22, Jun 2015
  • Gasfields Commission

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.