Land & water

Uranium in Australian Drinking Water Snapshot

Thousands of remote residents exposed to levels of uranium above guideline levels The recently published WA Auditor Report “Delivering Essential Services to Remote Aboriginal Communities” has raised more concerns regarding water quality in remote Aboriginal communities in three regions of Western Australia: The Goldfields, the Pilbara and Kimberleys. Photo: Parngurr in remote Western Australia is one community which has been exposed to uranium through their drinking water above Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.
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Climate & Energy Justice

Justice for coal power plant workers killed in police shooting

On 17 April 2021, Bangladeshi police clashed with peaceful demonstrators at the Banshkhali Coal Power Plant in Chattogram, killing 7 workers. Friends of the Earth Australia join Friends of the Earth Bangladesh in condemning the use of lethal weapons against peaceful protesters.
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Economics for Earth

Cane Toad Award launched

Friends of the Earth have teamed up with ActionAid and Jubilee Australia to launch the inaugural Cane Toad Award, where you will have the opportunity to have your say on which Australian corporation should be named and shamed for being the biggest Cane Toad.
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Economics for Earth

Adani contractor unable to find insurance for Carmichael coal work, Adani could be next

BMD, Adani’s most important contractor for the construction of the rail line component of the Carmichael thermal coal project, has admitted in a bombshell submission to a parliamentary inquiry that its work on Carmichael is being undertaken without public liability, environmental protection or director and officer insurance (see ABC coverage).
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Climate & Energy Justice

Healthy Futures campaign updates - May 2021

Friends of the Earth member group, Healthy Futures, health and climate news, to inspire you to help us work towards a healthy future.
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Economics for Earth

FoEA News May 2021

Welcome to our May newsletter, full of radical news, updates and events from the many faces of FoE. Don't hesitate to get in touch if you'd like to know more! [email protected] 
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Indigenous Land & Rights

Taungurung Nira-Balluck Elder Stresses Importance of Snobs Creek

At a recent meeting with Friends of the Earth, Taungurung Nira-Balluck Elder, Uncle Larry Walsh highlighted concerns over clearfelling of his traditional country by VicForests.
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Climate & Energy Justice

Join the #StopAdani and Beyond Roadshow: June 2021

From June 1 - 8, the #StopAdani movement is gearing up to finally put a stop to Adani's plans and end funding for all coal mines with a huge roadshow to mobilise supporters and get everyone active!
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Economics for Earth

Australia should not be looking for another war

Friends of the Earth join the Independent and Peaceful Australia Network in condemning the frightening indications that the Australian Government is preparing to follow the US into a war with China.
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