A local hero ATTENDEES at the regular Politics in the Pub will experience something different this Friday night, when they watch the screening of the movie 'Frackman'.
The movie outlines a struggle against the coal seam gas industry by former Goulburn man Dayne Pratzky who now lives in the central Queensland town of Tara. Australia is set to become the biggest gas exporter, as more than 30,000 wells have been sunk in Queensland, with many requiring the controversial practice of ray ban us 'fracking'. "The campaign and activism was something I never thought ray ban aviator polarized I was capable of," Mr Pratzky said. "It took over my life and I was coined 'the worst environmental activist Australia has ever seen'!" In the film, Mr Pratzky, who grew up in Goulburn (attending Bradfordville Public School and Mulwaree High), embarks on a journey that transforms him www ray ban sunglasses from conservative pig shooter to the sophisticated global activist known as 'Frackman'. He meets the people drawn into a battle that is crossing the ideological divide, bringing together a peculiar alliance of farmers, activists and political conservatives. Along the way he also encounters love, tragedy and triumph.
"The issue ray ban 1 resonates with many people in many communities around Australia." The film has even attracted the interest of radio 'shock jock' Alan Jones and former Greens MP Bob Brown, who have put their support behind Mr Pratzky's campaign. "This is a great opportunity for people in our region to be a part of the national conversation around coal seam gas development," Goulburn Greens Convenor, Nick Calleja said of Friday's film.
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