What a fascinating week lies ahead as we find out more about the election winners and how the battle lines for real climate action were redrawn on Saturday night. Nannas applaud and congratulate everyone who worked hard for a change of direction towards a safe future for the kiddies.
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”
For the Kurri Kurri gas plant to go ahead it needs 50km of pipelines to carry and store the gas. The Kurri Kurri Lateral Pipeline Project is now open for public comment. Submissions close on 10 May.
After a recent visit to the Pilliga, Nanna Terry wrote a briefing paper for people not familiar with the Narrabri Gas Project and the associated problems with coal seam gas extraction.
The Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends stood with Gomeroi people outside the Federal Court on Friday 9 April, while Santos was inside attempting to extinguish Native Title so they can pillage the Pilliga even more ….. for coal seam gas.
The Pilliga forest is a place of powerful cultural significance to the Gomeroi people who are also the custodians of the recharge area of the Great Artesian Basin. Santos has launched an attack on Gomeroi rights in the Native Title Tribunal – they claim their Pilliga project is in the public interest and they wantContinue reading “Stop Santos!”
The NSW government is reviewing the building standards for the state and the new standards are open for public comment until 28 February. The reviews only happen every ten years so please join Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends in calling for these changes. No new gas connections to residential dwellings Change the status of gasContinue reading “Action of the Week”
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”
The Pilliga Project is a terrific film about the Pilliga Forest, the Narrabri Gas Project, how gas impacts water, the environment and communities and how it will spread to the north west food bowl. It also highlights the spread of gas mining around Australia. Please share widely.
The Queensland government has given Origin Energy permission to drill for oil and gas across 250,000 hectares of the Channel Country.