Knitting Nanna Conference: Gas Report

Knitting Nannas are committed to stopping Santos drilling 850 coal seam gas wells around Narrabri in northwest NSW. The project and its infrastructure threatens the Pilliga Forest and other sites of cultural significance to the Gomeroi people. Prime agricultural land around Narrabri and on the Liverpool Plains will be impacted as will many people’s homes in the Hunter.Continue reading “Knitting Nanna Conference: Gas Report”

We need real climate action

What can we say to new coal mine approvals and Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek saying she has no choice? It’s not good enough. There are alternatives to new coal and gas mines stretching out for decades.  If you have time please write to Ministers or to newspaper editors, or go to a rally.  Or if you only have a minute please sign the Australian Conservation Foundation petition.

Letter to Federal Ministers re Beetaloo

Last week the Sydney Knitting Nannas wrote a letter to federal government Ministers, Chris Bowen and Tanya Plibersek, regarding the Northern Territory government’s approval of fracking the Beetaloo. Copies were sent to NT Senator Malarndirri McCarthy and Marion Scrymgour MP for Lingiari NT.Continue reading “Letter to Federal Ministers re Beetaloo”

The Australian gas industry’s conference is on this week and their hands are out for government funding. They’re desperate to appear relevant in a changing world. But don’t be fooled…….Continue reading

Knitting Nannas Conference

On Friday 12 May Knitting Nannas from around NSW gathered for a day of listening and plotting. Over eighty Nannas and friends attended the morning session where first up we were welcomed to Gadigal land by Aunty Rhonda Dixon-Grovenor. Aunty wished us a healthy and safe stay and also encouraged us in our Nanna activism.Continue reading “Knitting Nannas Conference”

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