Book Review

Nine Lives for our Planet by John Watts is a collection of personal stories of nine inspiring women who cherish Earth. It got me in, this collection of personal stories of nine women who’ve put protecting the natural world at the centre of their lives. They’re from different generations, including my own. I liked thatContinue reading “Book Review”

State of Environment Report

Last Tuesday, Tanya Plibersek, the Minister for the Environment and Water, released the State of the Environment Report and delivered an address on it to the National Press Club. A small but determined group of Nannas joined environment activists for a rally outside her office, while others watched her address live on ABC News 24. It isContinue reading “State of Environment Report”

Say No to Santos Protest

Five Knitting Nannas attended the Say No to Santos Protest outside Santos’ office in Sydney on Thursday. Nannas have long been campaigning against Santos’ Narrabri Gas Project which includes 850 coal seam wells on Gomeroi land in the Pilliga Forest and surrounding farmlands in north west NSW.

Knitting Nannas 10th Anniversary

Knitting Nannas Against Gas in Lismore celebrated ten years of needling gas companies and politicians on Thursday 30 June. The tenth Nannaversary was a knit-in held where they started, outside their state MP’s offices in Lismore. They were joined by Nannas from Grafton, Sydney, Bellingen and Kyogle and some Poppies and Kiddies.

No More Incinerators

Sydney Knitting Nannas were back at the top of Martin Place on Friday protesting against waste-to-energy incinerators. We were joined by people representing the different areas in Sydney and the regions who will be affected. City and country campaigners were united in calling for real solutions to the waste crisis, not polluting incinerators.