Knitting Nannas have been campaigning against new coal mines in the Hunter, the Illawarra and near Narrabri for many years. However, new mines and extensions to existing mines continue to be proposed and approved. Knitting Nannas main concerns are:
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Stop native forest logging in GKNP
The NSW government has promised to create the Great Koala National Park to protect koalas and other native species. This is an extremely welcome commitment – and it’s also significant climate action.
Sydney Nannas work with other groups and loops
During the recent Nanna conference relationships with other Nanna loops and environmental groups were reinforced. This last week saw us working together on issues important to us.
Good News 26 May 2023
Lots more good news this week so click on the image to go to links to articles and more good news.
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 homesContinue reading “Knitting Nanna Conference: Gas Report”
We need real climate action
Only rapidly reducing the burning of fossil fuels and release of methane will keep the planet liveable. Keep speaking for the kiddies.
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.
Good News 19 May 2023
Who knew that the Opera house has 35km of pipes in the bowels of the building, so seawater can circulate via fans and pumps. This was a world-first large-scale heating and air-conditioning system.
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…….
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.