Tweed Council rejected any dealings with the Adani Carmichael mine and its associates at last nights council meeting but not everyone was in favour.
Adani’s proposed Godda Power project, designed to provide power to Bangladesh from Carmichael coal, would prove financially unviable and a poor strategic fit for Bangladesh, concludes a report published today.
Lismore Library will be the venue for a film evening with two half-hour documentaries that look at the issues behind the Adani mine proposal, and the fight to stop it, in Queensland’s Galilee Basin.
Fourteen activists will appear in Bowen Magistrates Court today to face charges relating to the ongoing Stop Adani campaign.
Hayo van der Woude, Mullumbimby When a mining project is economically (and environmentally) doubtful, then a political party or faction’s support is a deafening alarm bell. The only ethic of a corporate robot is maximum profit. The ‘family friendly’ Woolies... Read More →
Have you wanted to do something to support for the #StopAdani movement but can’t quite come at tying yourself to the railway tracks? Here's a shout out to local artists and performers to donate some of their work and possibly profit in the process.
By Mungo MacCallum Bill Shorten has finally taken a firm position on the Adani coal mine: procrastination. The opposition leader tells us that when (not if – there can surely be no doubt of it) Labor becomes government, he will... Read More →
Bill Shorten has delivered another blunt message to Adani, saying the Indian miner should not expect taxpayer support for its Queensland coal mine.
Ian Cohen, Broken Head. Dear Bill, I listened with an air of déjà vu to your welcome comments that if Adani doesn’t stack up economically and environmentally the ALP will withdraw support. I have not felt so inclined toward the ALP... Read More →
Tweed campaigners against the controversial Adani coal mine project in Queensland will descend on Queensland's parliament on Monday in a bid to stop taxpayer funding for a proposed rail line in the Galilee basin.
Forget ‘clicktivism’, where concerned citizens take a stance through social media: anti-Adani protesters from all over Australia, millennial through to baby-boomer and beyond, are taking direct action.
Adani’s coal mine has been shut down for second time this week by five peaceful activists chaining themselves to safely to coal loading infrastructure.
Two protesters from Front Line Action on Coal are currently blocking Aurizon’s coal railway near Bowen, calling on the Queensland Government to rule out funding for Aurizon.
A call to join the action is being sent out and locals are being reminded that the fight to stop the Adani coal mine in the Great Artesian Basin is still on.
Sunday’s Channon Market witnessed a pop up action to protest the Adani coal complex at Abbott’s Point in Queensland and in solidarity with all those on the frontline of the fight against Adani’s project.
Lismore locals delivered a Christmas card and 400 surveys about the giant Adani coal mine to their local Page MP Kevin Hogan yesterday asking him to publicly oppose fossil fuels and speak out in support of the 'Stop Adani' campaign.
John Cole Queensland election campaigns often focus on big projects for the regions, such as for roads, power plants and mines. But research suggests that mega projects, such as in gas and coal, have not transformed skills or improved employment prospects in regional Queensland. Take... Read More →
Lynette Dickinson, Pottsville. The experts are saying that the gravest threat facing the planet over the next decade is climate change. As the devastating impacts of climate change will affect each and every one of us, it is up to... Read More →
Organisers said 900 people turned out to make the words ‘Stop Adani’ in the sand at Byron Bay’s Main Beach on Saturday – so many that not one, but two, exclamation marks had to be added to soak up all the people.
India's former environment minister says he's appalled by Australia's decision to approve Adani's massive new coal mine in Queensland, and has questioned the Indian miner's environmental track record.
BRISBANE [AAP] The Adani coal mine will put an endangered finch on a fast track to extinction, experts trying to save it have warned the federal government. The southern black-throated finch will lose prime habitat to the Carmichael coal mine... Read More →
Protesters interrupted Annastacia Palaszczuk's town hall meeting in Cairns on Tuesday night, chanting 'no, no, no' in opposition to the proposed Adani coal mine. But the premier told them jobs were vital and coal mining would not cease in Queensland.
Tracey Ferrier BRISBANE [AAP] A new report has valued the Great Barrier Reef at $56 billion and warns of vast economic consequences for Australia unless more is done to protect it. The Deloitte Access Economics report says the World Heritage-listed... Read More →
The Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners Family Council is involved in a remarkable struggle to assert their Indigenous rights in opposition to the proposed Adani Carmichael coal mine. Despite the company’s board-level decision to proceed, the mine has not cleared all legal hurdles.
There are a whole bunch of reasons why the Adani coal mine does not make sense: for the environment, the climate and on basic economics. The latest results from Adani Power, revealing over the weekend a $US954 million loss ($A1.3 billion) for the last financial year, its fifth loss in a row.