The planned day for Knitting Nannas and Friends on Friday changed so we took advantage of free time and slept in. We met at Santos’ Operation Centre on Yarrie Lake Road, not far out of Narrabri. Being Saturday, all was quiet so we stood outside and sang some songs. Some of the locals weren’t impressed,Continue reading “Sydney Nannas sing for Santos to wake up”
Narrabri, located in Gomeroi Country, is a town divided by Santos’ Narrabri Gas Project. Business owners who stand to benefit financially from the project support it, while people operating long standing enterprises reliant on clean water are strongly against it. Others are too frightened to have an opinion because they, or a member of theirContinue reading “Narrabri – gasfields, renewables, distillery and rock”
Coonamble is on the border of Wailwan and Gomeroi Country. It is one of 120 towns in Australia that rely on the Great Artesian Basin for drinking water, particularly in times of drought. The Narrabri Gas Project and its pipeline has the potential to contaminate this precious water resource. Gas wells are not only drilledContinue reading “Sydney Nannas visit farm and bore”
Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends were outside NSW Parliament yesterday handing out information about the 12 expired Petroleum Exploration Licences, the so-called Zombie PELs.
Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends will be at the top of Martin Place today from 11am to 1pm as the NSW parliament debates Justin Field’s bill to extinguish the zombie PELs. So here’s an explainer……….
The Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends held a knit-in outside Tanya Plibersek’s office in Redfern on 29 April. They wanted her to know that they do not want taxpayer dollars spent on the expansion of the gas industry.
Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends have joined with other groups to pressure the federal government to #fundourfuturenotgas. While gas companies knock on farmers doors, uninvited, asking for access, Nannas started their week of action at the gates of Kirribilli House, the PM’s residence in Sydney.
Sydney Knitting Nannas & Friends held a rally in Sydney on March 17 against the expansion of coal and gas mining. Nannas are particularly outraged by governments continuing to prop up coal and gas companies by spending taxpayer dollars to subsidise these industries.