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October 25, 2021

Let’s also recognise human rights of Aborigines, refugees

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#Bigbadbiomass rally at Condong sugar mill

Around 50 people gathered on Friday morning at the big fig tree near the Condong sugar mill to join the world-wide #Bigbadbiomass protest against the use of biomass to create energy and to emphasise that burning biomass is not ‘environmentally friendly’.

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#Bigbadbiomass rally at Condong sugar mill

Around 50 people gathered on Friday morning at the big fig tree near the Condong sugar mill to join the world-wide #Bigbadbiomass protest against the use of biomass to create energy and to emphasise that burning biomass is not ‘environmentally friendly’.

NSW Legislative Council expresses concerns over push to burn native forests for power

The NSW Legislative Council unanimously passed a motion expressing its concerns over the growing push by industry to burn NSW native forests for electricity and hydrogen production.

Reclaim Our Future koalas pay a visit to Federal MP

Today Extinction Rebellion Lismore will make sure the federal member for Page hasn’t forgotten about the black summer bushfires and their devastating impact on NSW’s koala population.

COVID-19 update: 5 new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District, Acting Chief Executive, Lynne Weir, says there were five new cases of COVID-19 reported for the District to 8pm last night, 21 October.

Call to reject Evans Head Iron Gates DA over failure to recognise Indigenous heritage

Evans Head locals call for rejection of Iron Gates DA and recognition of the national significance of the site and its incorporation into the Broadwater National Park.

NSW – bad to worse

While Gladys has left the building and we have a new religious fanatic in the top job, things are...

Despite the most damaging political process and the consequent ongoing mental/physical  anguish experienced by the LGBTQI community, Australia had taken a step into maturity by granting same -sex marriage and thus confirming to this community their rightful human rights.

A gesture of love and acceptance.  A triumph to grass roots activism.

Let’s now aim for the human rights to be recognised for the first people of Australia and refugees.  The former peoples have experienced  230 years of brutalisation due to the above factors and a history of genocide and denial of land rights and constitutional recognition.

Refugees are used as political pawns in Australia and this treatment is recognised by the international community addressing human rights.

Ponder the wars that we have been involved in folks. As Marvin Gaye sings in his protest song ‘Whats going on, …its time to unite, love and experience peace.

We all saw a sample of that on television when Australia began to grow up.  Lets aim to Reverse the Abusive Paradigm that is denying Human Rights.  Australians support grass roots activism to advance the Human Rights in Australia.

All we are saying is “Give Peace a Chance”.   Respect is restored in this process.

Jo Faith (unapologetic hippy), Newtown


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