New Nanna Cathy has recently visited the blockade in Takayna in the northwest of Tasmania. Here is her story……
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Craftivism Exhibition Slideshow
Nannas and friends who missed out on seeing the Sydney Knitting Nannas’ first craftivism exhibition last weekend can view our slideshow.
Once again Sydney Knitting Nannas supported the students at the School Strike 4 Climate event on Friday afternoon. However, numbers were down this year due to the rain.
Senate inquiry into fracking the Beetaloo Basin
A long-running Senate inquiry into fracking the Beetaloo Basin is in it’s final stages. The Senators on the Committee need to know we are watching and calling on them to listen to the strong opposition of the Traditional Owners. Pick a Senator and drop them a line.
Good News 3 March 2023
NSW government purchases outback national park, rooftop solar to become Australia’s biggest power source, Labor pledges to create Georges River Koala Park, Australia joins bid on obligation to prevent climate harm and lots more.
Craftivism exhibition in historic house
Sydney Knitting Nannas have been gathering their artworks on pieces of discarded cardboard and their wonderful knitted and crocheted banners, outfits and other objects ready for their Craftivism Exhibition. The focus is on original artworks, showing the Nannas quirkiness, humour and biting political satire.
Save the Liverpool Plains from gas
Together we can stop Santos Gas! This was the message from the Save the Liverpool Plains gathering at Spring Ridge Country Club on Saturday. Mining company strategy is to divide and conquer a community. However, Traditional Owners, several Unions, environmentalists, residents and farmers have united against this project. The reason is water, water, water –Continue reading “Save the Liverpool Plains from gas”
In Australia we are all on the front line to experience more climate disasters like the fires and floods in the past few years. But we are also in prime position to lead the world in real climate action.
Good News 24 Feb 2023
A trial has been launched in NSW to find the best ways to upgrade existing homes with all-electric and energy efficient appliances and technologies.
Preparing for big events
This week Sydney Nannas have been preparing for some big events. On Wednesday a group of Nannas painted a huge sign at Lock the Gate offices in Chippendale for an event in the Liverpool Plains this weekend.