On World Water Day Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends ventured into the Botanical Gardens to make videos to remind Sydneysiders including ourselves how important water is. It doesn’t just come out of a tap! Looking around us we have to question whether our most precious resource is safe.
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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.
Violet is free
Sydney Nannas once again were up early to support Violet Coco outside court before her appeal hearing at the Downing Centre Court. Violet was sentenced in December to a 15-month jail term with a non-parole period of eight months.
Nannas out and about
Sydney Nannas have been busy over the last week at various events all over Sydney and beyond. Here’s a round up of activities.
NSW Political Party Scorecard
How do the NSW Political Parties rate on issues important to Sydney Nannas? How do you find your electorate and candidates and what are the parties’ policies?
Nanna visits Takayna
New Nanna Cathy has recently visited the blockade in Takayna in the northwest of Tasmania. Here is her story……