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Action for week starting 30.3.2020 – Demand delay for public hearing

Demand that the public hearing of the Independent Planning Commission be postponed until COVID-19 restrictions on the public are lifted. NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes is requiring that the Independent Planning Commission proceed with a public hearing for the Narrabri coal seam gas project, in spite of the restrictions as a result of the COVID-19 … Continue reading Action for week starting 30.3.2020 – Demand delay for public hearing

Action for week starting 23.3.2020 – support ACF’s court action

Support the Australian Conservation Foundation in its court action against the Morrison Government over its assessment of Adani’s North Galilee Water Scheme. One by one, current and potential contractors have been pushed to stop or rule out working with Adani.  Each small victory in its own right did not stop Adani, but together they have … Continue reading Action for week starting 23.3.2020 – support ACF’s court action

Action for week starting 16.3.20 – Torres Strait Islander petition

Sign the petition to Australia’s Prime Minister to protect Torres Strait Islanders from the impacts of climate change. Torres Strait Islanders and leading environmental law non-profit ClientEarth are bringing the first climate change case against the Australian Government over human rights. In the first case of its kind in the world, the Islanders will ask … Continue reading Action for week starting 16.3.20 – Torres Strait Islander petition

Action for week starting 9.3.2020 – Send the Climate Act petition to some friends

On March 23, Independent MP Zali Steggall will introduce a private member’s bill to parliament and call for a conscience vote. Australia urgently needs sensible climate change legislation to transition to the future. Only 713 people in the Macquarie electorate have signed the petition so far.  Send this petition on to some friends to help … Continue reading Action for week starting 9.3.2020 – Send the Climate Act petition to some friends

Action for week starting 2.3.20 – Rally on Sunday 8 March at Wentworth Falls Lake

Another chance to hear the wonderful XR choir!  XR Blue Mountains have organised a rally taking the form of a Family Picnic at Wentworth Falls Lake on Sunday 8 March – next Sunday.  The choir will sing, the Red Rebels will put in an appearance, and the XR Kayak Squadron will amuse us with their … Continue reading Action for week starting 2.3.20 – Rally on Sunday 8 March at Wentworth Falls Lake

Action for week starting 24.2.2020 – Support the Climate Change Act

On March 23, Independent MP Zali Steggall will introduce a private member’s bill, the Climate Change Act, to parliament and call for a conscience vote. As part of this, a petition is circulating to spread the word in support of the Act.  It includes a pre-formatted email to send to your MP, and tools to … Continue reading Action for week starting 24.2.2020 – Support the Climate Change Act

STOP PRESS – Rally at Blackheath this Saturday 22 Feb

We have just found out that a Climate Action rally is being held in Blackheath this Saturday morning at 10.30 in The Gardens, the park opposite the railway station and next to the Community Hall. With train travel to Sydney from the upper Mountains being difficult at the moment, this might be a more attractive … Continue reading STOP PRESS – Rally at Blackheath this Saturday 22 Feb