Knitting Nannas are still puzzling over police actions at the International Mining and Resources Conference at Darling Harbour on Friday 4 November. One of the Sydney Nannas struggled to make sense of what’s going on in the following short video.
Athletes and teams from various sports across Australia are ditching fossil fuel companies as sponsors. Following a public outcry, Tennis Australia dropped Santos sponsorship from the Australian Open after one year. Now a video captures the Sydney Knitting Nannas chasing Santos off the croquet court.
Last week Sydney Knitting Nannas went to Parliament House for the launch of a film KOALAS – the hard truths by Simon Reeves. Now the film is available for all to see on YouTube. Please watch this 18 minute film about the threats to koalas from dogs, cars and the loss of habitat due toContinue reading “New Koala film”
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”
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.
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”
Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends joined other environmental groups on Saturday for the Koala Day of Action rally in Hyde Park to keep pressure on politicians to protect habitat across the state.
Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends went to the city on a wet Friday afternoon to join the kids for their Climate Strike. In spite of the rain the numbers and enthusiasm was great. Nanna Keelah had the last say on Channel 9 News – Thousands of school students strike to demand climate change action
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”
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.