12 May 2019
Ecology & Environment
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Defend our Water campaign - Not one drop for Adani

Mackay Cinservation Group and Close the Gate - Adani plans to extract billions of litres of water from Queensland rivers and underground reservoirs every year to run their mega coal mine - threatening the livelihoods of farmers and regional communities.

5 May 2019
Ecology & Environment
Rally

Bob Brown: 'It is up to us to stop Adani. There will be no divine intervention' 1

The stop Adani convoy has ended its long journey in Canberra with a rally on the lawns of Parliament House where singer-songwriter Paul Kelly performed. "We had rocks thrown at us, we had people spat on, some people were actually physically abused."

1 May 2019
Race & Racism
Drought

‘If the land is sick, you are sick’: An Aboriginal approach to mental health in times of drought

In Australia, psychological tools developed with Aboriginal people can also support farmers whose land is suffering the effects of climate change.

1 May 2019
Ecology & Environment

WIN! Singapore’s DBS bank rules out coal power plants

We’ve just had a big win! One of the banks we’ve been targeting is DBS, a Singapore based bank which is a major lender to coal. DBS has just updated its coal policy to say it will no longer finance new coal power plants, regardless of technology type.

1 May 2019
Government & Law
Ballot

Australian Polls: 51-49

By GetUp - One Nation and Clive Palmer's United Australia Party are giving their preferences to hard right MPs – including Tony Abbott, Peter Dutton and Christian Porter.1,2 And sadly, that could make all the difference.

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Bob Brown: 'It is up to us to stop Adani. There will be no divine intervention'
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