The NSW Independent Planning Commission has just approved the Mt Pleasant Coal Optimisation Project near Muswellbrook. The Commission cited the Perrottet government’s policy on coal and gas development in justifying their decision.
Gas companies will struggle to open new gas basins without public money. The Labor government has not yet outlined their position on public funding for gas.
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The Albanese government has promised us a federal anti-corruption commission, which will be an important step if it comes with teeth. But other deeper measures are needed if we are to shift to a democracy that’s about what people need now and for the future. It’s a big fight we have to have against powerfulContinue reading “Corporate capture explained”
During Covid lockdowns, Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends had weekly Zoom meetings to generate ideas for campaigning from home and to check that everyone was OK. These sessions proved to be very informative and productive so they have continued. The following was discussed at our last meeting on Friday morning.
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Sydney Knitting Nannas has formed a Koala Team to research koalas, write letters to politicians, and help organise rallies with other groups. Koalas need large areas of undisturbed land to survive. Logging and land clearing for development are destroying their habitat in NSW.
You may have signed the Save Sydney Koalas petition to save Sydney’s only remaining healthy koala colony in the Campbelltown area. This week we are asking you to put the word out further into the community.
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The federal government has a duty of care to protect our children and grandchildren from more climate disasters. But they are talking up new gas and coal projects across the country. Please join parents, grandparents and carers in calling on Tanya Plibersek to lead real climate action. Sign Australian Parents for Climate Action Duty ofContinue reading “Protect our children”