Dale Dengate has written and illustrated a booklet about stygofauna for Nannas to read to their grandchildren. Do you know what stygofauna are?
The Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends visit to the Macquarie Marshes inspired them to protect it and Nanna Sue Gee painted this picture of the area. Since then we have heard about the NSW Government’s proposed plan to replace the old weir at Gin Gin with a ‘super weir’ and we invited Mel Gray toContinue reading “Dubbo turns out to support Macquarie River”
A toxic mixture of salt, chemicals and water from the coal seams spilled out of the Bibblewindi Water Treatment Plant in the Pilliga Forest 10 years ago on 25th June. These photographs, taken since 2015, show how hard it is to regrow vegetation on this site.
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.
Sydney Knitting Nannas were joined by USyd Enviro Collective today to protest against the Hunter Gas-Fired Power Station at Kurri Kurri in Martin Place. Lots of speeches, singing and dancing!
Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends joined other environmental groups on Saturday for the Koala Day of Action rally in Hyde Park to keep pressure on politicians to protect habitat across the state.
On the trip home from our Listening Tour, two members of the Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends stopped off in Mudgee to lunch with one of our old friends, Derek Finter, who has become involved with Healthy Rivers Dubbo. Derek spoke about the proposed weir at Gin Gin which has the potential to substantially reduceContinue reading “Gin Gin Dam Weir”
On Friday members of Sydney Knitting Nannas, Northern Beaches Climate Action, Lock the Gate, Gas Free Hunter and Coal Fields for Climate Action protested outside Rob Stokes office against the ludicrous $600 million Kurri Kurri gas power station.
Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends went to the city on a wet Friday afternoon to join the kids for their Climate Strike. In spite of the rain the numbers and enthusiasm was great. Nanna Keelah had the last say on Channel 9 News – Thousands of school students strike to demand climate change action
Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends were outside NSW Parliament yesterday handing out information about the 12 expired Petroleum Exploration Licences, the so-called Zombie PELs.