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Murwillumbah Hospital celebrates 120 years

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Occupants of empty buyback homes face eviction day

Members of Lismore’s Reclaim our Recovery community group called for a last-minute gathering of supporters this morning as people continued to occupy otherwise abandoned houses in North Lismore.

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Fourteen projects led by volunteer groups have been awarded $300,000 through the Community Building Partnership Program, says local Greens MP, Tamara Smith.

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Protesters gathered in Byron on Saturday as part of the National Day of Action organised by Frontline Action on Coal. Photo Jeff ‘Cold Mined’ Dawson

Protesters gathered in Byron on Saturday as part of the National Day of Action organised by Frontline Action on Coal (FLAC). There were 25 other actions taking place around Australia as people once again made a stand against opening up future coal mines.

Anandan Mcewen from FLAC said: ‘We need to keep up the pressure on the government and especially support the frontlines right now to physically blockade and halt construction of the Adani mega coal mine to save our climate, the Great Barrier Reef, and our children’s futures.

Be the blockade

‘At the historic Bentley blockade the Byron Shire community proved its power through the inspiring will of locals mobilising in our thousands to the blockade near Lismore and we attained historic victory. Now it is time to mobilise again.

‘We have crossed a climate tipping point and it will take concerted, non-violent civil resistance to tip it back. This end of financial year, we draw the red line on coal.’

To support the blockade go to: www.frontlineaction.org.


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