Stand up. Take action.
This is a film about ordinary people caught up in a modern day multinational "gold rush" to secure and exploit coal seam gas. FRACKMAN introduces us to Dayne Pratzky, a knockabout pig shooter building a simple home on his block of land in Central Queensland. One day the gas company comes calling and demands access to his land for gas mining. Dayne is told he has no right to refuse access to his land, and so begins his transformation to a reluctant activist on a journey that takes him around the world. Through Dayne, we meet people drawn into a battle that crosses the ideological divide, bringing together a peculiar alliance of farmers, conservationists and political conservatives. Along... More »