What's more, only 7 per cent of respondents strongly supported fracking, compared with 26 per cent who strongly objected to it. The results were contained in polling conducted by East Perth-based consultancy Research Solutions, which carried out the work on behalf of the Department of Mines and Petroleum. The weighted sample for the question was 237 respondents. It comes at a delicate time for the Government amid increasing activity by onshore gas companies, which use fracking to unlock unconventional gas resources.
A MAJOR national bank has been forced to remove more than 100 misleading out of order signs from its ATMs after being targeted by anti-coal activists.
A score of ANZ Banking Group machines sprawled across six capital cities were plastered with "out of order" signs on Sunday after campaigners launched their latest bid to draw attention to the bank's funding of the coal industry.