Submitted by Cam Walker on Thu, 17/07/2014 - 14:03
Well it didn’t go entirely to plan, but they got there in the end. Tony Abbott’s pledge to repeal the price on carbon finally got through the Senate today, with the support of Clive Palmer and his Party.
It is hard not to feel angry at a government that is so wilfully gutting the limited actions on climate change that had been put in place by the previous federal government.
But, of course, getting angry doesn’t change things. Getting strategically active does.
There are still aspects of federal climate action remaining, that we must work to defend (see below).
Submitted by Cam Walker on Fri, 27/06/2014 - 10:29
Wednesday 16 July and Wednesday 23 July
6 – 7pm
kuril dhagun, Lois Williams Room
State Library of Queensland, South Bank, Brisbane
The event includes screening of “Dire Straits”, a short film on Saibai Island, the video of an action by the Poruma (Coconut) Island community, and a panel discussion: Torres Strait Islander speakers & SBS reporter Stefan Armbruster.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Thu, 19/06/2014 - 11:23
The Safe Food Foundation welcomes Steve Marsh's decision to appeal the decision against him in the WA Supreme Court last month. He lodged his appeal on Wednesday 18 June and the appeal will be heard in the next six to twelve months before the court of appeal made up of three judges.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Wed, 18/06/2014 - 10:59
2014 has been a huge year for us. With a growing number of threats to the environment, it is easy to give up hope. But, as always, strategic action is the antidote to despair. Our campaigns are going strong, with a huge range of activity.
Here's a snapshot of some of our activity so far this year.