NSW Knitting Nannas gather in Sydney for 3 days

Media release: Knitting Nannas from Sydney, Illawarra, Hunter, Lismore, Central Coast, Mid-Coast, Hunter and Milton Ulladulla are gathering in Sydney for two days of action and a mini-conference this week.

Wednesday 10 May

The action will start outside the NSW Supreme Court 184 Phillip St at 9am where NSW mid-north coast Nannas, Dominique Jacobs and Helen Kvelde are being represented in the Supreme Court of NSW by the EDO in a Constitutional challenge to the state’s new anti-protest laws.

The action will then move to the action organised by 350.org.au CommBank break up with oil & gas, at 12 noon at 201 Sussex Street, not far from Town Hall station.

Thursday 11 May

Nannas will once again rally outside the NSW Supreme Court at 9am but the real action will start at 11am when they will start a spectacular parade from Queens Square at the top of King Street then down King St, Pitt St and up Martin Place to Parliament House. Here Nannas will welcome back NSW politicians with street theatre, live music and singing.

Friday 12 May

The mini-conference will be held at the Temple on the Park, 158 Australia Street, Newtown. Morning session open to the public. MC is Bernie Hobbs, ex-ABC Science and key note speaker is Professor Lesley Hughes from the Climate Council. Registration and morning tea at 10am. Conference starts 10.30am. Free.

More information

Marie Flood – 0432680150
Kathy McKenzie 0408 650 851

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