Submitted by Cam Walker on Mon, 10/11/2014 - 09:25
World leaders will gather in Queensland this week. Australian PM Tony Abbott has done his best to keep climate change off the agenda.
The Peoples’ Summit is a three-day festival (Nov 12 – 14) that will run parallel to the formal G20 proceedings. It will feature symposiums, idea-sharing, art, creative activities, education and action bringing together local and international thinkers on economics, environment, climate change, social justice, colonisation, rights, politics and peace.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Tue, 28/10/2014 - 12:19
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal negotiations, held for three days behind closed doors in Sydney, Australia, have concluded with no indication of a breakthrough. A press statement issued today by the trade ministers from the United States and 10 other countries merely repeated the same public relations generalities about “significant progress,” with few specifics.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Tue, 10/12/2013 - 13:04
This christmas FoE has some beautiful gifts available on our online shop and at our Food Co-op at 312 Smith St Collingwood including the People and Planet diary and illustrated book Fire the story of Burning Country.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Tue, 17/09/2013 - 15:03
Shortly after the election of the Coalition to power, the Mountain Cattleman's Association of Victoria (September 17, 2013) issued a call for the new Federal government to overturn the current ban on grazing in the Alpine Park in Victoria.
In response, a spokesperson for Gippsland MHR Darren Chester said the federal government would "look at the issue should the state government put it forward".
Submitted by Cam Walker on Sat, 17/08/2013 - 14:00
11am Sunday 25 August 2013 – Queens Park, Brisbane.
The Great Barrier Reef is facing the biggest, fastest and most widespread industrial development in its history. Mega-ports are proposed along the Reef’s coastline. Millions of tonnes of seafloor will be dredged and dumped back into the waters of the Great Barrier Reef.