Knitting Nannas are committed to stopping Santos drilling 850 coal seam gas wells around Narrabri in northwest NSW. The project and its infrastructure threatens the Pilliga Forest and other sites of cultural significance to the Gomeroi people. Prime agricultural land around Narrabri and on the Liverpool Plains will be impacted as will many people’s homesContinue reading “Knitting Nanna Conference: Gas Report”
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Letter to Federal Ministers re Beetaloo
Last week the Sydney Knitting Nannas wrote a letter to federal government Ministers, Chris Bowen and Tanya Plibersek, regarding the Northern Territory government’s approval of fracking the Beetaloo. Copies were sent to NT Senator Malarndirri McCarthy and Marion Scrymgour MP for Lingiari NT.
The Australian gas industry’s conference is on this week and their hands are out for government funding. They’re desperate to appear relevant in a changing world. But don’t be fooled…….
Santos AGM and Salt Waste
Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends rallied outside Santos’ Sydney office on Thursday as the company’s AGM was happening in Adelaide. We joined with Adelaide protesters in objecting to the Narrabri coal seam gas development in northwest NSW and the Barossa project in the Timor Sea.
Why is the Hunter Gas Pipeline a bad idea?
Farms along the proposed 413km route of the Hunter Gas Pipeline produce cattle, grains, vegetables and fruit (some organic). This major gas infrastructure threatens all agricultural enterprises along the route and yet they have no protection from this toxic industry.
Nannas draw attention to water, our most precious resource
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.
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.
Say no to Monster Fracker
The climate movement is saying loudly: No new gas and coal! But governments and Tamboran are pushing ahead with a huge gas project in the Beetaloo basin in the NT.
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?