ANZ, Quit Coal and the Climate Warriors

ANZ, Quit Coal and the Climate Warriors

On Wednesday 22nd October, a group of around 80 people, including a number of Quit Coalers, occupied the ANZ headquarters in Docklands, Melbourne, calling on the bank to divest from fossil fuels. The action was one of a number of events across the country held in solidarity with the Pacific Islands, which are at the […]

Maules Creek Act Up 2013

Posted on Jan 16, 2014 in Coal, Non-Violent Direct Action, Solidarity
Maules Creek Act Up 2013

By Phil Evans In 2011 a small NSW community taking on the expansion of Whitehaven’s and Idemitsu’s coal mines into the Leard State Forest – known for its Koala and Masked Owl habitats – set up a camp to protest the moves. Since then, Jonothan Moylan’s release of an email highlighting ANZ’s involvement in the […]

30,000 Melburnians for Climate Action

Posted on Nov 24, 2013 in Climate Change, Coal, Events, Gas, Melbourne
30,000 Melburnians for Climate Action

By David Unwin It’s probably fair to say that it has been a disappointing few months for Australians who want serious action on climate change. While parts of Australia go up in flames (in what is likely to be the hottest year on record), Tony Abbott has systematically gone about dismantling virtually every initiative aimed […]

No Coal Port in Hastings

Posted on Nov 10, 2013 in Climate Change, Coal, Events
No Coal Port in Hastings

By Ali Leahy Yesterday 150 people from across Victoria united in Hastings to say ‘No’ to a brand new coal export port. The Victorian Government is continuing to prove that they really are determined to stick their heads in the sand and keep them there until the sea level rises sufficiently. It is pushing ahead […]