On 23 March the upper house of the state parliament will debate the creation of the Great Koala National Park on the mid North Coast. 175,000 hectares of public forest protected forever to save koalas and other species. Please call an upper house MP for a chat about saving koalas, and ask them to supportContinue reading “Koala Action”
The NSW government is pushing ahead with integrating the incineration of waste into the state’s environmental regulations.
The Wollar Community is asking for our support in their long fight to protect water, human health, Aboriginal heritage and biodiversity in their area.
The NSW government is reviewing the building standards for the state and the new standards are open for public comment until 28 February. The reviews only happen every ten years so please join Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends in calling for these changes. No new gas connections to residential dwellings Change the status of gasContinue reading “Action of the Week”
The Independent Planning Commission (IPC) is taking submissions until Monday 21 February on Whitehaven Coal’s plan to expand its already huge coal mining operations in the North West of NSW. It’s more of the same from Whitehaven as they push for another 13 years of mining thermal coal. The same disregard for their destruction ofContinue reading “Stop Whitehaven Coal”
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The Queensland government has given Origin Energy permission to drill for oil and gas across 250,000 hectares of the Channel Country.
The NSW government has set up a transition fund for mining communities. This is great news and a win for all the people working together in those communities to spell out what a just transition could look like.
We all remember that in May 2020 Rio Tinto blew up the 46,000 year old Juukan gorge cave system – a sacred site of immense importance to Aboriginal traditional owners and to the world. We learnt from this just how abysmal the protections for the many thousands of sacred places across the country really are.