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Help us protect the Gardens of Stone!

Discovery event and campaign action Sat 14th May, 2011 The Gardens of Stone is named because of its spectacular rock formations. Over 1088 hectares of public forest within this uniquely scenic and biodiverse area are now at risk of exclusive … Continue reading

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Mining law in NSW

From the EDO: The Environmental Defender’s Office (EDO) would like to invite you to a FREE environmental law workshop. The workshop will provide an overview of some of the key laws governing mining in NSW, the planning and environmental law … Continue reading

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Rivers SOS Screening of Gasland in Campbelltown

Rivers SOS organised a screening of Gasland at Campbelltown Arts Centre on Sunday afternoon. Our guest speaker was John Hatton who opened with a fiery condemnation of corruption in the approvals process for mining and CSG extraction, adding that both major parties were/would … Continue reading

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Can’t eat coal, can’t drink gas: NSW election rally

Coal and coal seam gas mining are expanding at an unprecedented rate, threatening our farmland, our climate, our communities, and our water. Join environmentalists, farmers and concerned citizens from across NSW to take action to protect our irreplaceable farmland and … Continue reading

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Forum: health impacts of mining

You might have heard about the environmental impacts of coal mining, but what about the human health impacts? The Lock The Gate Alliance is hosting an experts forum on the topic, addressing: links between the health of the environment and human … Continue reading

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Public meeting about Gujarat Colliery in Russell Vale

There is a public meeting with candidates for the state seat of Kiera, at which they will explain their positions on the continuation and expansion of the Gujarat NRE No. 1 Colliery in Russell Vale. Gujarat NRE plans to apply … Continue reading

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Gasland? We’re standing in it

With coal seam gas (CSG) exploration in our region escalating rapidly, Rivers SOS will screen the documentary Gasland in Campbelltown on Sunday 6th March. This documentary – a must-see according to ABC film reviewer Julie Rigg – exposes the shocking … Continue reading

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Lock the Gate alliance national event – Tara, QLD, 1-5 May

Massive coal seam gas projects in the Darling Downs have received government approvals, but not community approval. Rural landholders are now holding them off at their front gates and now is the time to show them that they have your … Continue reading

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A first-hand account of Climate Camp

Sharyn Munro, from the Hunter Valley, has posted a first-hand account of Climate Camp. She describes the camp itself, as well as the day of action. Click here to read her full post.

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Rally against coal seam gas in Sydney

Residents concerned about coal seam gas mining in Sydney have organised a rally in opposition to the plans. This event is organised by Sydney Residents Against Coal Seam Gas. 19th December 11am-12.30pm Corner of Campbell Rd & Euston Rd, St … Continue reading

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