Happy Valentine’s Day BMD!

Happy Valentine’s Day BMD!

BMD workers going to work on an Adani site near Mt Coolon on Valentine’s Day found themselves greeted, not with a bunch of red roses, but by 65-year-old Craig Linn. Craig was chained to a cattle grid, stopping worker entrance to the site. He remained there from...
75 year-old Barb locks on at Adani

75 year-old Barb locks on at Adani

Seventy-five year-old Barb Nielsen was so concerned about the impact of climate change that, on January 14, she locked herself to a guard rail outside Adani’s headquarters in Townsville. She was protesting against the company’s new Carmichael coalmine and government...
FLAC targets monster machine makers

FLAC targets monster machine makers

A well-trained team of FLAC activists recently paid a surprise visit to Hastings Deering in Mackay after hearing that the company was putting together some monstrous machines for Adani’s Carmichael mine. Over a massive site in Mackay’s industrial estate (the scale of...
Three eco-warriors pass on, but their legacy remains

Three eco-warriors pass on, but their legacy remains

On December 24th, as most of the nation prepared for the traditional week of rest of and relaxation between christmas and new years, something extraordinary happened to the Australian environmental movement. In one 24 hour period, this country lost three of its great...
Police and courts misuse bail on environmental activists

Police and courts misuse bail on environmental activists

On Tuesday December 3rd, two young men climbed on top of a stationary coal train near the Port of Brisbane and refused to come down. They had a banner draped from the carriage showing statistics from recent bushfires. They were protesting against government climate...
Spirit of Place in the Climate Crisis

Spirit of Place in the Climate Crisis

It was a quiet afternoon at Camp Binbee – the exhausted recovery from the at times frantic activity of trying to stop Adani’s proposed mega coal mine. As the hot breeze rustled through the trees, a few of us sat down for tattoos. The medium was the “stick and...