The government is being called on to stop the Adani coal mine going ahead amidst reports that they are just weeks away from reaching financial closure and could be just months away from starting to digging within months.
Lack of government action on the risks of climate change and in many cases their active endorsement off projects that will have longterm negative impact on the future are galvanising a range of citizens and businesses into action.
Indian-owned mining corporation Adani, which just this week was fined by the Queensland Government over its massive spillage of coal laden water into the Great Barrier Marine Park, has been caught flouting environmental laws again.
Moored off the coast of Byron Bay on Friday, the Sea Shepherd’s flagship vessel the MY Steve Irwin was there to point out the insanity of the Adani Carmichael coal mine.
Colin Clarke, Ocean Shores. The sight of little children cheering on the Stop Adani Mine on the front page of last week’s Echo is truly nauseating. In the process of brainwashing and manipulating their children I am sure those parents... Read More →
Protesters gathered in Byron on Saturday as part of the National Day of Action organised by Frontline Action on Coal. There were 25 other actions taking place around Australia as people once again made a stand against opening up future coal mines.
As part of a 30-hour demonstration at the Flinders Street Station intersection, members of Frontline Action on Coal Melbourne bared their backsides under the clocks at Flinders St Station.
Protestors from Frontline Action on Coal have over 30 actions planned leading up to an Australia wide protests on June 30 demanding that no new coal projects be approved in Australia.
A new report by Environmental Justice Australia finds that if Australia’s export credit agency, EFIC, funds Adani’s controversial Carmichael coal mine, it would expose its directors to significant legal and political risk.
Tweed Council rejected any dealings with the Adani Carmichael mine and its associates at last nights council meeting but not everyone was in favour.
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 →
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 →