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Gloucester herb farmer Karen O'Brien was jubilant at this morning's news from the Land and Environment Court. Photo Tree Faerie. Eve Jeffery Court rules out Hunter...
Early Wednesday morning 37-year-old Victorian geography teacher Greg Rolles became the third person person to mount a tripod blocking Aurizon's coal railway. Mr Rolles says he is doing it n the hope of saving himself from the risks of premature climate related death.
Early this morning Ballyn Teagle, a 17-year-old from Newcastle, put his freedom on the line to take a stance against the coal industry. He is currently in a ten-metre-high tripod, blocking coal trains entering Newcastle coal port.
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.
A Byron mother and her daughter have been fined a combined $16,000 for their part in an action that stopped Adani’s Abbot Point coal loading facility for about eight hours in January.
Byron Writers Festival co-presents a special online event with acclaimed author Jonathan Franzen.