Foot off the gas: how a gas-led recovery will impact Australian farmers
Australian Farm Institute
released 1 December 2020
This briefing paper asks what impact a gas-led recovery might have on the protection of productive agricultural land, the social capital of farming communities, and our long-term food and water security. The paper also provides maps of petroleum exploration licence (PEL) areas in Australia overlaid on the Great Artesian Basin and on the country’s primary agricultural activities, highlighting regions where these intersect.