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.
A campaign to ensure the north coast becomes Australia’s first ‘Adani-Free Zone’ kicks off outside Lismore City Council Chambers today (October 4).
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.
A new loop of Knitting Nannas have taken to the streets of Byron Bay with their knitting in an effort to shake up the Banks' woolly thinking. They want the Commonwealth Bank (CBA) to cast off Adani.
Mullumbimby was awash today with a sea of umbrellas and colour as hundreds of people gathered outside Santos to protest against the Adani coal mine in the rain.
The Adani mine is being called the Franklin River of our time. While both Liberal and Labor governments still push coal as an energy source, there is a growing population calling for a commitment to reduce our carbon footprint and meet the climate change targets set by the Paris agreement.
As part of a fortnight of global actions against dirty energy, concerned Byron Shire residents will meet at Railway Park’s rotunda at noon on Thursday, March 23, before walking down to the Commonwealth Bank to ask them to stop funding new or expanding coal mines.