Knitting Nannas from Sydney, Hunter, Mid Coast, Gloucester and Illawarra gathered in Martin Place yesterday to talk to people about voting for Climate Action. They marched from Martin Place to the Minerals Council’s office chanting “Money for nurses, money for schools, no more money for fossil fuels” and “What do we want, a federal ICAC,Continue reading “Nannas march to Minerals Council”
Not having a robust Integrity Commission at a federal level enables more than rorting of grants programs, it’s blocking the serious climate action we need. Legal, but essentially corrupt behaviour, has empowered those businesses with the most to lose from a move towards clean energy.
Sydney Nannas Anne and Bronwyn travelled to the 11th blockade of Newcastle Port on April 24. We joined the Hunter Nannas who provided first aid, refreshments and kayaks for those who were going out onto the harbour. It was great to see them again and be part of an action together after such a long Covid-inducedContinue reading “Nannas at Newcastle Coal Port Blockade”
After a recent visit to the Pilliga, Nanna Terry wrote a briefing paper for people not familiar with the Narrabri Gas Project and the associated problems with coal seam gas extraction.
In September 2020, eight young school strikers launched a world-first class action on behalf of 5 million young people. They alleged Australia’s Environment Minister had a duty of care to avoid causing them climate harm by approving a new coal project.
The Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends stood with Gomeroi people outside the Federal Court on Friday 9 April, while Santos was inside attempting to extinguish Native Title so they can pillage the Pilliga even more ….. for coal seam gas.
Sydney Nannas have a new banner which has been travelling around the city to events and getting lots of attention.
Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends were back on the streets last week, sheltering from the rain, to welcome NSW politicians back for their first sitting days this year. Our big concerns are protecting our climate, water, food production and biodiversity.
The Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends have been concerned for some time with the Lendlease housing development at Mt Gilead known as Figtree Hill. We believe that this development could have a disastrous effect on the Campbelltown koala colony, the only thriving, chlamydia-free koala population in NSW.
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”