New Nanna Cathy has recently visited the blockade in Takayna in the northwest of Tasmania. Here is her story……
Tag Archives: Environment
Nanna visits forest near Batemans Bay
Nanna Bron saw a bit of the native forest logging firsthand last week when she called in to Batemans Bay on her holiday travels. She contacted the Brooman State Forest Conservation Group, which we met in October last year when they succeeded in getting the 20,000 signatures on the petition they presented to Parliament. They were very keenContinue reading “Nanna visits forest near Batemans Bay”
Wins in 2022
Here we are at the end of 2022 and Sydney Knitting Nannas & Friends are thinking about what we have achieved this year. The Nannafesto calls for us to leave our children and grandchildren a clean and healthy environment – so how did we go?
Media Release: Emergency Climate Rally
No new coal and gas. 43% emissions cut by 2030 is not enough!SUNDAY 7 AUGUST 1pm SYDNEY TOWN HALL
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”
Local government and our warming suburbs and cities
The following is Sydney Knitting Nannas’ second article in our campaign to engage people in local government before the elections on December 4. This article is about the environment, biodiversity and the livability of our local government area.
Give Peace a Dance Video
Sydney Knitting Nannas & Friends were honoured to be invited to report on our non-violent environmental campaigning at the recent Raising Peace conference on Zoom. We spoke about saving our environment for the kiddies, what it’s like to be a Sydney Knitting Nanna, the Nannafesto and the Nannalution, our relationship with First Nations Australians, andContinue reading “Give Peace a Dance Video”
Plans to convert coal fired power plant to wood
Please have your say about Verdant Earth Technologies’ plan to convert Redbank coal fired power plant (which closed in 2014) to a wood fired power plant. If approved it will generate 2 million tonnes of C02 each year. It would also result in increased forest logging and destruction of the habitat of threatened species. ItContinue reading “Plans to convert coal fired power plant to wood”
Action of the Week
Soon the Senate will be asked to vote on amendments that would weaken our national nature laws further. Prominent people have called the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act weak and not fit for purpose. That’s why Australia leads the world on species extinctions, loss of habitat, deforestation and land degradation.
Nannas Support Leadbeater’s Possum and Friends
A Leadbeater’s Possum, a Long-nosed Potoroo and a Greater Glider met outside the Supreme Court in Sydney on 12th April where the Friends of the Leadbeater’s Possum were defending their win against Vic Forests, who have appealed. Vic Forests wants to destroy the habitat of these special and rare creatures. Sydney Knitting Nannas were thereContinue reading “Nannas Support Leadbeater’s Possum and Friends”