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The economic impacts of unconventional gas in Western Australia

by Rod Campbell, Mark Ogge and Cameron Murray

WA’s moratorium on fracking has been overturned without consideration of economic impacts.

Economic logic, and the lived experience of Queensland and the USA, shows the industry has an incentive to expand as much and as fast as possible. This has a negative impact on communities, provides few jobs, little revenue and could increase domestic gas prices.

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