Farms along the proposed 413km route of the Hunter Gas Pipeline produce cattle, grains, vegetables and fruit (some organic). This major gas infrastructure threatens all agricultural enterprises along the route and yet they have no protection from this toxic industry.
Category Archives: Explainer
The Piss-off Policy
David Chadwick, a businessman and farmer from Coonamble, advised Hunter landholders that they have no option but to develop a strong and simple ‘piss-off policy’ to stop a gas pipeline being buried on their land.
East Coast Gas – the Big Picture is not what we’re told
Bruce Robertson, an energy financial analyst, recently addressed a community meeting of landholders who will be impacted by the Hunter Gas Project. He spoke about systemic problems and the corruption of process that are inherent to gas production in Australia.
Explaining Labor’s Safeguard Mechanism
On Wednesday evening Nannas met one of their heroes economist Richard Denniss after the forum on federal Labor’s Safeguard Mechanism at the Sydney Town Hall. The forum posed the question: will it safeguard the climate and the future, or the fossil fuel industries?
Preferential Voting Explained
Choose minor parties or independents with strong environmental policies as your first choice and put your preferred major party lower down. Your first choice candidate may be elected but if not your vote will flow to the major party. See our NSW Political Party Scorecard.
Gas – a declining industry
Last weekend Bruce Robertson was a guest speaker at a community meeting for landholders who will be impacted by the Hunter Gas Pipeline if it is built. He advocates that gas is a declining industry in Australia.
NSW election resources kit
Sydney Knitting Nannas & Friends have agreed that their climate activism this year will include lobbying our sitting MPs and other candidates in the lead up to the NSW State Election to be held on March 25th, 2023.
How to cast your vote
Voting in the NSW election differs from the Federal election because preferential voting is optional, making it harder for independents and minor parties to get elected. So don’t waste your vote, number your preferences. See below.
Contact your NSW election candidates
Before contacting your candidates identify the topics you want to discuss. These topics should be what you’ve been campaigning on or are familiar with. If you and your family have been personally affected by climate catastrophes like floods and fires your story is a way to express concern about climate change and the continued useContinue reading “Contact your NSW election candidates”
Narrabri Gas information & questions for NSW election candidates
Do we really need Narrabri Gas when it is going to increase emissions, risk our water, remove Traditional Owners rights, make farming land less productive, destroy habitat for native animals including koalas and effect the mental health of people impacted. NO!