We know that our operations have impacts upon the environment and our focus is to minimise and mitigate those impacts.

Our environmental principles:

  • We make a positive contribution to the protection of the environment.
  • We go beyond compliance with environmental legislation to meet internationally accepted best practice
  • We reduce to the minimum practicable any adverse effects of our operations on the environment

In this section

Environmental Impact Management

The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) describes the potential environmental impacts of the QGC Project and ways to avoid, minimise or mitigate these impacts.

Environment management

Federal and Queensland Government and regulatory authorities have issued QGC with a range of environmental permits and approvals.

Environmental operations

QGC is serious about our environmental duty of care. Environmental obligations and commitments are considered at all stages.

Water management

Find out how QGC manages the groundwater extracted during gas production.

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About onshore natural gas

Natural gas is held in the coal by groundwater pressure. When the water is released, gas flows from the seams.

Media and publications

Keep up to date with what’s happening at QGC by reading our QGC operations bulletin.


QGC is committed to being a good neighbour and an active member of the community.