Story by Javier Encalada
DAYNE Pratzky is The Frackman and the movie documenting his adventures fighting the gas industry in Queensland is coming to the Northern Rivers.
Mr Pratzky is the embodiment of the Aussie larrikin. A party boy in Sydney, he moved to Chinchilla in western Queensland to hunt pigs and build a farm.
Hardly your average environmental activist.
But Mr Pratzky's life changed when Queensland Gas Company (QGC) started mining operations on his property.
The 90-minute film chronicles the ups and downs of Mr Pratzky's fight to have QCG removed from his land.
Mr Pratzky dismissed the idea that some footage included in the film could prompt gas companies to initiate legal action against him.
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