Local activists have swum under the newly-installed shark nets at Lennox Head to draw attention to the apparent ‘futility’ of the devices. Dean Jeffreys led a small group of banner-bearing conservationists out to the nets, diving about 10 metres down to duck beneath them.
Filmmaker David Bradbury prevented on reporting on church service that kicks off the Talisman Saber US/Aust military exercises in north Queensland.
New legislation to be tabled in NSW Parliament today that would brand peaceful protesters as ‘eco-fascists’ and hand police sweeping new powers has been described as an attack on democracy.
Asylum seekers at the Manus Island Detention Centre in PNG are staging a protest after water supply to the centre was cut, a refugee advocacy group says.
A group called the Pacific Climate Warriors took to Newcastle harbour in canoes on Friday to stage a blockade of coal ships leaving the port. Police were out in force to shepherd the Warriors, and local protesters who joined them,... Read More →
It takes a lot to anger the peaceful folk of Nimbin, but when it happens, they come out smoking and dancing.
A group of Nimbin residents plan to converge on the local police station on Saturday to demand an end to the ‘aggressive’ police raids on the village.
Australia is in the midst of ‘early onset fascism’ a Lismore rally against Tasmania anti-protest laws heard yesterday. And the right for people to protest is being undermined.
Dominic Feain Coal seam gas (CSG) activists celebrated outside Grafton Local Court yesterday as charges against three protesters arrested during the Glenugie CSG blockade in January were thrown out of court. Ingo Andreas Bruno Medek of Blue Knob, Ian Ronald... Read More →