Nannas and friends who missed out on seeing the Sydney Knitting Nannas’ first craftivism exhibition last weekend can view our slideshow.
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Tamboran AGM Rally
Shareholders of Tamboran Resources were drummed into their AGM in Margaret Street in Sydney on Friday. A rowdy group, including the XR Drummers, greeted the shareholders outside the venue and then continued the racket while the meeting took place upstairs.
COP27 Climate Rally
Knitting Nannas from Sydney and the Hunter joined a rally and march in Sydney last Saturday to call for much stronger climate action by the global leaders gathered at the COP27 in Egypt.
Nannas Plot at a Retreat
Last week a group of Sydney Knitting Nannas left the city for the country, taking a few days to recharge, sing and plot. They were fun-filled days with lots of activities and food. First thing each day was a Qigong class with Nanna Penny on the verandah where we could tune into the noises of nature.Continue reading “Nannas Plot at a Retreat”
Plan to visit the Pilliga?
The Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends recently travelled to northwest NSW to see for themselves not only Santos’ unwanted gasfield in the Pilliga forest, but also the many attractions the area has to offer visitors. The Nannas’ blog has now been updated with more photos and information to help you plan a trip there too.
Final Day of Nanna’s Listening Tour
The last day of the Sydney Knitting Nannas’ Listening tour began at the quirky Feathers Café in Cassilis Street, on the eastern side of Coonabarabran’s main street. Here we met with members of Coonabarabran Residents Against Gas (CRAG), some of whom are also Knitting Nannas.
Gomeroi Nanna guides Sydney Nannas
Gomeroi grandmother and long time anti gas campaigner, Suellyn Tighe, guided Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends around the southern part of the Pilliga Forest on Sunday. Nannas listened and learned about Gomeroi culture and the need to protect it.
Sydney Nannas sing for Santos to wake up
The planned day for Knitting Nannas and Friends on Friday changed so we took advantage of free time and slept in. We met at Santos’ Operation Centre on Yarrie Lake Road, not far out of Narrabri. Being Saturday, all was quiet so we stood outside and sang some songs. Some of the locals weren’t impressed,Continue reading “Sydney Nannas sing for Santos to wake up”
Nannas at Narrabri Fish Farm
On the Friday of the Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends’ Listening Tour some Nannas visited the Narrabri Fish Farm, 10 kilometres from town.
Narrabri – gasfields, renewables, distillery and rock
Narrabri, located in Gomeroi Country, is a town divided by Santos’ Narrabri Gas Project. Business owners who stand to benefit financially from the project support it, while people operating long standing enterprises reliant on clean water are strongly against it. Others are too frightened to have an opinion because they, or a member of theirContinue reading “Narrabri – gasfields, renewables, distillery and rock”