Alert from Conservation SA
Government plans for an Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) plant at Leigh Creek.
“We’re very concerned because people live in that area and it’s time for healing of the site, not any more destruction. Leigh Creek is the basis for our law this must be stopped.”
Vince Couthard, Adnyamathnha Traditional Lands Association.
Local community say NO WAY and, with people around the state, are urging the Marshall Government to dump plans for UCG at Leigh Creek and ban this risky and extreme technology.
UCG was banned in Qld after it caused the biggest pollution disaster in that state’s history.
If it’s banned in Qld, why is it coming to SA?!
On Tuesday September 18, 2018, Adnyamathanha Traditional Owners are seeking an injunction on the UCG trial on their lands at Leigh Creek.
Can’t make the snap action? It only takes a few minutes to call Mining Minister Dan Van Holst Pellekaan on 08 8642 3633.
Urgent action is required to bring this dirty plan to a halt!
Show your support and take a stand against dirty and unwanted gas projects in our state.
— Conservation SA… Read more >>
As a follow up to the Bill McKibben visit, 350.org and CLEAN* SA are hosting a follow up meeting to generate ideas for increasing Climate Action in SA.
6-7:30pm Monday 21st May
Minor Works Building, Stamford Court, Adelaide
(Entry off Sturt St, just past East of Norman)
*Climate Emergency Action Network… Read more >>
Let’s join together at Semaphore beach, to celebrate our coasts and oceans and send a message to say no to risky and dirty deep sea drilling in the Great Australian Bight and yes to a clean energy future.
Our climate is being pushed beyond it’s bounds – it’s up to us to stand together and demonstrate that a safe and healthy environmental future is the only outcome we will settle for.
You can help us to create a symbolic barrier along the shore to call for the protection of the unique and pristine Great Australian Bight.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
As we want to leave as smaller footprint as possible, please consider catching public transport or riding along the beautiful beach-side shared bike path.… Read more >>
April 9th, 2018: The Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters (JSCEM) Committee which has been running the Inquiry into the Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Bill 2017 has released its report late this afternoon. The Committee has released a Majority Report (written by government and ALP members) and a Minority Report (dissenting report) from the Australian Greens.
“This is a significant step back by the government members of this Committee from the extreme measures proposed in the original Bill” said Friends of the Earth campaigns co-ordinator Cam Walker. “The original Bill was clearly ideological over-reach, and the Committee members had the common sense to recognise this”.… Read more >>