The NSW Independent Planning Commission has just approved the Mt Pleasant Coal Optimisation Project near Muswellbrook. The Commission cited the Perrottet government’s policy on coal and gas development in justifying their decision.
Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends have written letters to MPs in an attempt to wake them up to the impacts of coal mining in the Greater Sydney Water Catchment. South32’s proposed 30 year extension of their Dendrobium Mine underlies the drinking water of five million people in Greater Sydney.
Click on the image to go to news article links and more good news about New Zealands plan to get low-income earners into hybrid and electric cars, renewable jobs in Newcastle, transitioning from coal to renewables and ‘night time solar’ research.
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.
On Monday 7 February Gamilaraay/Gomeroi people, traditional owners and Native Title holders of the NSW North West, protested outside the Federal Court in Sydney. In the Court the National Native Title Tribunal was hearing the application of gas miner Santos to overturn the Gamilaraay’s Native Title rights over the Pilliga forest and adjoining land whereContinue reading “Santos applies to Tribunal to overturn Gamilaraay Native Title”
We all remember that in May 2020 Rio Tinto blew up the 46,000 year old Juukan gorge cave system – a sacred site of immense importance to Aboriginal traditional owners and to the world. We learnt from this just how abysmal the protections for the many thousands of sacred places across the country really are.