Thank you everyone who made a submission to the Department of Planning objecting to the Dendrobium Coal Mine Extension. Whether you made a submission or not, please use the information and link from Protect Our Water Alliance to email Planning Minister Anthony Roberts this week.
A shocking revelation by energy thinktank Ember presents an urgent challenge to the federal, NSW and Queensland governments.
Our state pollies are paying attention after the federal election shakeup and a state election is only 9 months away. We have an opportunity now to tell them what we think of the Dendrobium mine extension project under the Sydney and Illawarra water catchment.
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”
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”
There’s bad news if like the Nannas you are reeling from the NSW government’s approval of Whitehaven’s Narrabri Underground coal mine and another half a billion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions over the next two decades.
The Wollar Community is asking for our support in their long fight to protect water, human health, Aboriginal heritage and biodiversity in their area.
The Independent Planning Commission (IPC) is taking submissions until Monday 21 February on Whitehaven Coal’s plan to expand its already huge coal mining operations in the North West of NSW. It’s more of the same from Whitehaven as they push for another 13 years of mining thermal coal. The same disregard for their destruction ofContinue reading “Stop Whitehaven Coal”
For ten years many of the Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends have campaigned against coal and gas projects due to their emissions, the damage to the environment and the effects on climate change. We believe there was a tipping point in 2021. Most Australians accept that Climate Change is real, coal and gas mining areContinue reading “Nannas in Action in 2021”
Whitehaven Coal is well known for their environmental offences in and near their mines in North West NSW. The most recent fine of $30,000 issued by the EPA was for polluting a creek near the Tarrawonga mine. This was their third offence of this type in two years. In August this year they were convictedContinue reading “Stop Whitehaven’s vandalism – increase fines”