Tour De Carmichael 2022 - Cycle For Country

Waddamuli (hello) It’s happening! From Monday 23rd to Friday 27th May we’re hosting the second Tour De Carmichael - a 5 day guided cycle tour on Wangan and Jagalingou Country.Save the date and call up your mates!
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Economics for Earth

FoEA News March 2022

March News and Events from across our federation, the flood frontlines, Ukraine, WOTCH Court Case, School Strike 4 Climate and much more...
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Climate & Energy Justice

Community solidarity after the floods

The news from south east Queensland and northern NSW is devastating. Among the harrowing stories of loss and destruction, there are many of mutual aid, solidarity, empathy and bravery. As author Rebecca Solnit explained so beautifully in her book ‘A Paradise Built in Hell’, during and after disasters, it is the self initiative and self organising of affected communities that does some of the best work at emergency relief and long term recovery. As the clean up gets underway, here are some ideas of local initiatives you may want to support.
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Anti-nuclear

Could the Ukraine conflict cause one of the world’s worst nuclear disasters?

Over the past week the Russian military has taken control of the Chernobyl nuclear site in Ukraine and there have been two near-misses with military attacks threatening radioactive waste sites. But the greatest nuclear hazards lie ahead and concern Ukraine’s operating nuclear power reactors. 
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Economics for Earth

FoEA News February 2022

It's a pleasure to bring you the first news of the year with a big update from Friends of the Earth this month. There's always a heap of action for you to get involved in - feel free to get it touch and ask how! If you are fresh to FoE we have a new 'Who We Are' Page on our website which gives a little look over how our federation works. 
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Climate & Energy Justice

Healthcare workers stage die-in at AGL office to protest pollution

Last week, Gippsland health professionals travelled to Melbourne to join a theatrical health protest outside AGL’s head office to call on the energy giant to reduce its harmful coal pollution, warning that the health impacts of climate change could dwarf the impacts of Covid-19.
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Anti-nuclear

January Nuclear Update

The Nuclear Free Collective is feeling refreshed to continue our fight for a nuclear free future and feel confident that with every new year, we are getting one year closer to this goal.
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Economics for Earth

We need to be looking at the bigger picture

This article was written for Chain Reaction magazine by anti-capitalist pro-utopia activist, Anisa Rogers. What if many of our activist campaigns are an unachievable dream, that will ultimately have little impact on transforming the human destruction of the planet? Myself, and many others, feel this is the case; that we need to be looking at the bigger picture – consumption and economic growth.
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Economics for Earth

War = peak toxic masculinity: Feminist action in the Disrupt Land Forces campaign

Activist, Zelda Grimshaw, writes a recount of the Disrupt Land Forces event that happened in June 2021 in Meanjin / Brisbane for Chain Reaction magazine.
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Indigenous Land & Rights

Invasion Day Events 2022

January 26 is a day of mourning for First Nations people, also known as Invasion Day, or Survival Day.  There are many reasons why January 26 is controversial, painful and traumatic for First Nations people. We acknowledge the violent and devastating history of colonisation in Australia since 1788 and the effects of colonisation that are ongoing today. 
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