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.